Q: Is 456 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 456 is a composite number.

Why is 456 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 456 can be evenly divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 19, 24, 38, 57, 76, 114, 152, 228 and 456, with no remainder.

Since 456 cannot be divided by just 1 and 456, 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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