# A number that has more than two factors is a ____

Numbers that have more than two factors are known as composite numbers.

## Answer: A number with more than two factors is called a composite number. Example: 4, 20,15, etc.

Let us understand the meaning and difference of prime and composite numbers to understand it better.

**Explanation:**

There are two categories of numbers based on their factors, which are prime and composite numbers.

Prime numbers have only two factors, i.e 1 and the number itself. For example, 3, 5, 7, 11, etc are prime numbers.

But the numbers that have more than two factors are known as composite numbers. For example, there are 3 factors of 4, which are 1, 2, and 4. So, it is a composite number.

### Thus, a number with more than two factors is called a composite number.

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