Q: Is 542,159 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 542,159 is a composite number.

Why is 542,159 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 542,159 can be evenly divided by 1 31 17,489 and 542,159, with no remainder.

Since 542,159 cannot be divided by just 1 and 542,159, 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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