Q: Is 8 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 8 is a composite number.

Why is 8 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 8 can be evenly divided by 1 2 4 and 8, with no remainder.

Since 8 cannot be divided by just 1 and 8, 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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