Q: Is 284 a Prime Number?

 A: No, 284 is not a prime number.

Why is 284 not a prime number?

A prime number is a natural number, greater than one, that can only be divided by 1 and itself.

The number 284 can be evenly divided by 1 2 4 71 142 and 284, with no remainder.

Since 284 cannot be divided by just 1 and 284, it is not a prime number.

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