__ ____Is 1739 is a composite number or not ?__

__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.

Contents

**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 **

__About the number 1739:__

- 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:__

__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**