Q: Is 3 a Prime Number?

 A: Yes, 3 is a prime number.

Why is 3 a prime number?

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

The number 3 can be evenly divided by 1 and 3, with no remainder.

Since 3 can be divided by just 1 and 3, it is a prime number.

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