Is 1497 a Composite number

 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:

  • 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


Updated: February 24, 2022 — 3:09 pm

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