Q: Is 542,161 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 542,161 is a composite number.

Why is 542,161 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 542,161 can be evenly divided by 1 37 14,653 and 542,161, with no remainder.

Since 542,161 cannot be divided by just 1 and 542,161, 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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