Is 1 a Prime Number?

A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 whose only factors are 1 and itself. A

A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 whose only factors are 1 and itself. A factor is a whole numbers that can be divided evenly into another number. The first few prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 and 19.

Don’t forget 1 is not a prime number¬†because 1 only has one factor – itself!

 

 

 

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