Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Vocabulary Check: 7

Answer

Prime number

Work Step by Step

A natural number greater than 1 whose factors are only 1 and itself. A prime number cannot divide evenly by any other numbers other than 1 and itself. For example 6 would not be a prime number as it can be divided by 2 and 3. The number 5 would be a prime number as it can only be evenly divided by 5 and 1 and no other number.
Update this answer!

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

Update this answer

After 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.