composite number


Definition of Composite Number

  • A whole number that has factors other than 1 and the number itself is a Composite Number.

Examples of Composite Number

  • 4, 6, 9, 15, 32, 45 are some examples of composite numbers.

Solved Example on Composite Number

Identify the composite number.
Choices:
A. 19
B. 121
C. 37
D. 53
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: Here, only 121 has factors other than 1 and itself.
Step 2: The factors of 121 are 1, 11, 121. So, 121 is a composite number.

Related Terms for Composite Number

  • Prime Number
  • Whole Number
  • Factor