prime number
prime number Positive or negative integer, excluding one and zero, that has no factors other than itself or one. Examples are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, and 17. The integers 4, 6, 8, … are not prime numbers since they can be expressed as the product of two or more primes.
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prime numbers These are whole numbers that have only two factors ― the number itself and the number one. The only even prime number is two: all other prime numbers are odd. These are the prime numbers below 100.
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prime number
prime number: see number theory.
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