### Here is a explanation of what Primes, Factors and Composites are.

### Factor – A factor is a whole number that divides another whole number with no remainder

### Prime – A prime number is a number with only 2 different factors: 1 and itself.

### Composite – A composite number is a number that has 3 or more factors

### Examples:

### (Factors are bold)

### 7 is a Prime number – 7÷7=**1** 7÷1=**7**

### 8 is a composite number – 8÷2=**4** 8÷4=**2** 8÷8=**1** 8÷1=**8**

### Remember, if a number is a odd number it doesn’t mean it’s a prime number. For example 9, it is a composite number.

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