# Is 2877 a Composite number

## Is 2877 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 2877 is composite or not first we have to find its factors.

### Factors of 2877:

• If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 2877, we found that 2877 has factors 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877. Hence, we must say that 2877 is a composite number.
• Thus, 2877 is the composite number.
• If we multiply 2877 by 1, 2, 3 then we get the multiples of 2877 which are 2877, 5754 and so on.

### 2877 is a Composite number or Prime number

• 2877 has more than two factors which are 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877 and hence it is the composite number.
• 2877 is the odd composite number and it is not the perfect square also.
• If we divide 2877 by 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877 then we get remainder as zero. Hence 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877 are the factors of 2877

### Note:

• 2877 is not the perfect square.
• Factors of 2877: 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877
• Prime factors of 2877: 3, 7, 137

### Conclusion:

• 2877 is the composite number which has factors 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877.
• And hence, 2877 is not the prime number.

#### Multiple Choice Questions:

1) 2877 is a

a) odd number

b) Prime number

c) even number

d) Both a and c

Ans: a) odd number

2) The non-prime factors of a composite number 2877 are

a) 1

b) 3, 7, 137

c) 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877

d) 1, 21, 411, 959 and 2877

Ans: d) 1, 21, 411, 959 and 2877

3) 2877 is the odd composite number because

a) It has factors 1, 3, 7, 21, 137, 411, 959 and 2877

b) It has more than two factors

c) It is not divisible by 2

d) all

Ans: d) all

Updated: March 14, 2022 — 3:02 pm