Asked by mrinalini mrinalini | 9th Apr, 2014, 07:25: PM
Composite numbers are numbers having factors other than 1 and the number it self.
Consider the number 36.
We can write 36 as:
Thus 36 is having factors, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 36.
Hence 36 is a composite number.
Consider the number 13.
We can write 13 as:
Here 13 is expressed as the product of 1 and 13 and 13 cannot be expressed as the product of other numbers.
Thus 13 is a prime number.
Answered by | 9th Apr, 2014, 09:18: PM
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