# What is the smallest composite number that has the five smallest prime numbers as factors?

Prime numbers are the numbers that have only two factors, that are, 1 and the number itself.

## Answer: The smallest composite number that has the five smallest prime numbers as factors is 2310.

A number which is divisible by a number other than 1 and the number itself, is called a composite number

**Explanation:**

The number which has five smallest prime numbers as factors will be the product of the first five prime numbers.

The first five prime numbers are: 2, 3, 5, 7, and 11

Product of these five prime numbers = 2 × 3 × 5 × 7 × 11 = 2310