# Is 147 a Prime Number?

Is 147 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 147 a prime number? According to the definition mentioned above, we can say * "No, 147 is not a prime number."* Now let us take a look at the detailed solution of why is 147 a prime number or a composite number?

**Is 147 a prime number? -**No**Is 147 a composite number? -**Yes**Factors of 147 -**1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147**Prime Factors of 147 -**3, 7**Is 147 a perfect square? -**No

## Is 147 a Prime Number?

No, 147 is not a prime number. The number 147 is divisible by 1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147. For a number to be classified as a prime number, it should have exactly two factors. Since 147 has more than two factors, i.e. 1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147, it is not a prime number.

## Why is 147 not a Prime Number?

To understand whether 147 is composite or prime, it is important to find its factors.

**Factors of 147:** 1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147

Since 147 has more than 2 factors, we can say that 147 is not a prime number.

## Is 147 a Composite Number?

Yes, since 147 has more than two factors i.e. 1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147. In other words, 147 is a composite number because 147 has more than 2 factors.

**Problem Statements: **

Is 147 a Prime Number? | No |

Is 147 a Composite Number? | Yes |

Cube Root of 147 | 5.277623 |

Is 147 an Odd Number? | Yes |

Square Root of 147 | 12.124356 |

Square of 147 | 21609 |

Is 147 a Perfect Square? | No |

Multiples of 147 | 147, 294, 441, 588, 735, 882, 1029, 1176, 1323, 1470 |

Is 147 an Even Number? | No |

Is 147 a Perfect Cube? | No |

**Fun Facts: **

- 1 is neither prime nor composite.
- Euler discovered a polynomial n
^{2}+ n + 41 that produces prime numbers for values of n that lie between 0 and 39 inclusive. It can generate 40 prime numbers for 0 <= n <= 39. - Numbers X and Y are said to be coprime if they have only one common factor that is 1.

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