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Is it possible for a composite number to have more than one prime factorization? Is it possible for a number to have no prime factors? Why?

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  1. AlexandervonHumboldt2
    • one year ago
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    do you know what is a composite number?

  2. AlexandervonHumboldt2
    • one year ago
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    'A composite number is a positive integer that has at least one positive divisor other than one or the number itself.'

  3. AlexandervonHumboldt2
    • one year ago
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    'A prime number is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.'

  4. Directrix
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    According to the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, "Any integer greater than 1 is either a prime number, or can be written as a unique product of prime numbers (ignoring the order)." A composite number will have exactly one prime factorization.

  5. Directrix
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    Is it possible for a number to have no prime factors? Why? What do you think is the answer to this?

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