Q: Is 456 a Prime Number?

 A: No, 456 is not a prime number.

Why is 456 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 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 not a prime number.

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