Is 1495 a Composite number

 Is 1495 is a composite number or not ?

  • As we already know that, the number having factors 1 and the number itself is the prime number.
  • And numbers having more than these two factors are the composite numbers.
  • To check whether the number 1495 is composite or not first we have to find its factors.

 

Factors of 1495:

  • If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 1495, we found that 1495 has factors 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495. Hence, we must say that 1495 is a composite number.
  • Thus, 1495 is the composite number.
  • If we multiply 1495 by 1, 2, 3 then we get the multiples of 1495 which are 1495, 2990 and so on.

 

1495 is a Composite number or Prime number

About the number 1495:

  • 1495 has more than two factors which are 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495 and hence it is the composite number.
  • 1495 is the odd composite number and it is not the perfect square also.
  • If we divide 1495 by 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495 then we get remainder as zero. Hence, 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495 are the factors of 1495

 

Note:

  • 1495 is not the perfect square.
  • Factors of 1495: 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495
  • Prime factors of 1495: 5, 13, 23

 

Conclusion:

  • 1495 is the composite number which has factors 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495.
  • And hence, 1495 is not the prime number.

 

Multiple Choice Questions:

 

1) 1495 is a

a) Even number

b) Prime number

c) Composite number

d) Both a and c

Ans: c) composite number

 

2) The non-prime factors of a composite number 1495 are

a) 1

b) 5, 13, 23

c) 1, 65, 115, 299 and 1495

d) 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495

Ans: b) 1, 65, 115, 299 and 1495

 

3) 1495 is the odd composite number because

a) It has factors 1, 5, 13, 23, 65, 115, 299 and 1495

b) It has more than two factors

c) It is not divisible by 2

d) all

Ans: d) all


Updated: February 24, 2022 — 3:03 pm

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