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# Is 203 a Prime Number?

Is 203 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 203 a prime number? According to the definition mentioned above, we can say * "No, 203 is not a prime number."* Now let us take a look at the detailed solution of why is 203 a prime number or a composite number?

**Is 203 a prime number? -**No**Is 203 a composite number? -**Yes**Prime Factors of 203 -**7, 29**Is 203 a perfect square? -**No**Factors of 203 -**1, 7, 29, 203

## Is 203 a Prime Number?

No, 203 is not a prime number. The number 203 is divisible by 1, 7, 29, 203. For a number to be classified as a prime number, it should have exactly two factors. Since 203 has more than two factors, i.e. 1, 7, 29, 203, it is not a prime number.

## Why is 203 not a Prime Number?

To understand whether 203 is prime or composite, it is important to find its factors.

**Factors of 203:** 1, 7, 29, 203

Since 203 has more than 2 factors, we can say that 203 is not a prime number.

## Is 203 a Composite Number?

Yes, since 203 has more than two factors i.e. 1, 7, 29, 203. In other words, 203 is a composite number because 203 has more than 2 factors.

**Problem Statements: **

Is 203 a Prime Number? | No |

Is 203 a Composite Number? | Yes |

Is 203 an Odd Number? | Yes |

Cube Root of 203 | 5.87712 |

Multiples of 203 | 203, 406, 609, 812, 1015, 1218, 1421, 1624, 1827, 2030 |

Is 203 an Even Number? | No |

Square Root of 203 | 14.247807 |

Is 203 a Perfect Cube? | No |

Square of 203 | 41209 |

Is 203 a Perfect Square? | No |

**Fun Facts: **

- 5 is the only prime number having the last digit as 5.
- A semiprime number is a composite number that is the product of exactly two prime numbers. Example - 115 is semiprime, since 115 can be written as 5 × 23.
- 23 is the smallest prime number having consecutive digits.

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