Prime vs. Composite Numbers - Definitions and Examples Worksheet
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Free Pre-Algebra Worksheet
A prime number is a number greater than one that has only two factors, 1 and itself.
The first eight Prime Numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19
More prime numbers (up to 1000). ...
A composite number is a number that has more than two factors.
The number 1 is not a prime nor a composite number. It is not prime because it doesn'f have exactly two different factors. It is not composite because it doesn't have more than two factors.