Q: Is 542,162 a Prime Number?

 A: No, 542,162 is not a prime number.

Why is 542,162 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 542162 can be evenly divided by 1 2 307 614 883 1,766 271,081 and 542,162, with no remainder.

Since 542,162 cannot be divided by just 1 and 542,162, it is not a prime number.

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