Q: Is 315,487 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 315,487 is a composite number.

Why is 315,487 a composite number?

A composite number is a number that can be divided evenly by more numbers than 1 and itself. It is the opposite of a prime number.

The number 315,487 can be evenly divided by 1, 31, 10,177 and 315,487, with no remainder.

Since 315,487 cannot be divided by just 1 and 315,487, it is a composite number.

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  • All positive natural numbers are either a prime number or a composite number (except the number 1, which is neither).

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