__ ____Is 1497 is a composite number or not ?__

__Is 1497 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 1497 is composite or not first we have to find its factors.

**Factors of 1497:**

- If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 1497, we found that 1497 has factors 1, 3, 499 and 1497. Hence, we must say that 1497 is a composite number.
- Thus, 1497 is the composite number.
- If we multiply 1497 by 1, 2, 3 then we get the multiples of 1497 which are 1497, 2994 and so on.

**1497 is a ****Composite number or Prime number **

__About the number 1497:__

- 1497 has more than two factors which are 1, 3, 499 and 1497 and hence it is the composite number.
- 1497 is the odd composite number and it is not the perfect square also.
- If we divide 1497 by 1, 3, 499 and 1497 then we get remainder as zero. Hence, 1, 3, 499 and 1497 are the factors of 1497

__Note:__

__Note:__

- 1497 is not the perfect square.
- Factors of 1497: 1, 3, 499 and 1497
- Prime factors of 1497: 3, 499

**Conclusion:**

- 1497 is the composite number which has factors 1, 3, 499 and 1497.
- And hence, 1497 is not the prime number.

**Multiple Choice Questions:**

**1) 1497 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 1497 are**

a) 1

b) 3, 499

c) 1 and 1497

d) 1, 3, 499 and 1497

**Ans: b) 1 and 1497**

**3) 1497 is the odd composite number because**

a) It has factors 1, 3, 499 and 1497

b) It has more than two factors

c) It is not divisible by 2

d) all

**Ans: d) all**