# Give three pairs of prime numbers whose difference is 2

__Prime Numbers__ are the numbers with two factors, 1 and the number itself.

## Answer: Three pairs of prime numbers whose difference is 2 are (5, 7), (11, 13) and (17, 19).

A pair of prime numbers whose difference is 2 are called twin primes. The alternative names given to twin primes are prime twin or prime pair.

**Explanation:**

Three pairs of prime numbers whose difference is 2 are:

a) 5, 7

b) 11, 13

c) 17, 19