## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.2 - Prime and Composite Numbers - Problem Set 1.2: 16

False

#### Work Step by Step

Note that: $98=2 \cdot 7 \cdot 7$ Thus, the only pairs of factors of 98 are: 2 and 49 14 and 7 1 and 98 Thus, 8 is not a factor of 98. The given statement is false.

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