# Express the following as the sum of two odd primes

(a) 44 (b) 36 (c) 24 (d) 18

**Solution:**

We will be using the concepts of Odd Number and Prime Number to solve this.

(a) 44 = 13 + 31 (13 and 31 are odd prime numbers)

(b) 36 = 17 + 19 (17 and 19 are odd prime numbers)

(c) 24 = 7 + 17 (7 and 17 are odd prime numbers)

(d) 18 = 7 + 11 (7 and 11 are odd prime numbers)

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Maths - Chapter 3 Exercise 3.2 Question 6

## Express the following as the sum of two odd primes. (a) 44 (b) 36 (c) 24 (d) 18

**Summary:**

(a) 44 can be expressed as 13 + 31 as 13 and 31 are odd prime numbers b) 36 can be expressed as 17 + 19 as 17 and 19 are odd prime numbers. (c) 24 can be expressed as 7 + 17 as 7 and 17 are odd prime numbers. (d) 18 can be expressed as 7 + 11 as 7 and 11 are odd prime numbers.