#### Answer

Prime

#### Work Step by Step

53 is a prime number because its only factors are 1 and itself.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

ISBN 13:
978-0-32172-639-1

Prime

53 is a prime number because its only factors are 1 and itself.

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answerAfter you claim an answer you’ll have **24 hours** to send in a draft. An editor
will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.