# Is 125 a Prime Number?

Is 125 a prime number? If a number has only two factors, i.e. 1 and the number itself, it is known as a prime number. In contrast, composite numbers have more than two factors. By this explanation, can we answer the question - is 125 a prime number? According to the definition mentioned above, we can say * "No, 125 is not a prime number."* Now let us take a look at the detailed solution of why is 125 a prime number or a composite number?

**Is 125 a prime number? -**No**Is 125 a composite number? -**Yes**Is 125 a perfect square? -**No**Prime Factors of 125 -**5**Factors of 125 -**1, 5, 25, 125

## Is 125 a Prime Number?

No, 125 is not a prime number. The number 125 is divisible by 1, 5, 25, 125. For a number to be classified as a prime number, it should have exactly two factors. Since 125 has more than two factors, i.e. 1, 5, 25, 125, it is not a prime number.

## Why is 125 not a Prime Number?

To understand whether 125 is composite or prime, it is important to find its factors.

**Factors of 125:** 1, 5, 25, 125

Since 125 has more than 2 factors, we can say that 125 is not a prime number.

## Is 125 a Composite Number?

Yes, since 125 has more than two factors i.e. 1, 5, 25, 125. In other words, 125 is a composite number because 125 has more than 2 factors.

**Problem Statements: **

Is 125 a Prime Number? | No |

Is 125 a Composite Number? | Yes |

Is 125 a Perfect Cube? | Yes |

Square Root of 125 | 11.18034 |

Square of 125 | 15625 |

Is 125 an Even Number? | No |

Cube Root of 125 | 42 |

Multiples of 125 | 125, 250, 375, 500, 625, 750, 875, 1000, 1125, 1250 |

Is 125 an Odd Number? | Yes |

Is 125 a Perfect Square? | No |

**Fun Facts: **

- 1 is neither prime nor composite.
- 2 is the smallest prime number.
- Prime numbers greater than 5 can be represented in the form of either 6n + 1 or 6n - 1. Example - 71 is a prime number and it can be written as 71 = 6 × 12 - 1

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