# Is 1739 a Composite number

## Is 1739 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 1739 is composite or not first we have to find its factors.

### Factors of 1739:

• If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 1739, we found that 1739 has factors 1, 37, 47 and 1739. Hence, we must say that 1739 is a composite number.
• Thus, 1739 is the composite number.
• If we multiply 1739 by 1, 2, 3 then we get the multiples of 1739 which are 1739, 3478 and so on.

### 1739 is a Composite number or Prime number

• 1739 has more than two factors which are 1, 37, 47 and 1739 and hence it is the composite number.
• 1739 is the odd composite number and it is not the perfect square also.
• If we divide 1739 by 1, 37, 47 and 1739 then we get remainder as zero. Hence, 1, 37, 47 and 1739 are the factors of 1739

### Note:

• 1739 is not the perfect square.
• Factors of 1739: 1, 37, 47 and 1739
• Prime factors of 1739: 37, 47

### Conclusion:

• 1739 is the composite number which has factors 1, 37, 47 and 1739.
• And hence, 1739 is not the prime number.

#### Multiple Choice Questions:

1) 1739 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 1739 are

a) 1

b) 37, 47

c) 1 and 1739

d) 1, 37, 47 and 1739

Ans: b) 1 and 1739

3) 1739 is the odd composite number because

a) It has factors 1, 37, 47 and 1739

b) It has more than two factors

c) It is not divisible by 2

d) all

Ans: d) all

Updated: February 26, 2022 — 2:32 pm