## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.1 Number Theory: Prime and Composite Numbers - Exercise Set 5.1 - Page 258: 110

#### Answer

does not make sense

#### Work Step by Step

A prime number is a number whose only natural number factors are $1$ and itself. The give statement does not make sense as the prime number is said to have three natural number factors, which is not possible.

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