## anonymous one year ago Which of the following is a composite number? a: 51 b: 17 c: 29 d: 89

1. SolomonZelman

Do you know what a prime number is?

2. anonymous

a number that can only mult. into one and itself

3. SolomonZelman

Yeah, a number that can be only divided by itself, or by 1.

4. SolomonZelman

A composite number is a number that is not prime. it is a number that can be divided by numbers other than itself and 1.

5. SolomonZelman

I will give you a hint: $$\color{red}{51}=3\cdot 17$$

6. anonymous

thanks

7. SolomonZelman

yw