Is 3334 is a Composite number

 Is 3334 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 3334 is composite or not first we have to find its factors.

 

Factors of 3334:

  • If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 3334, we found that 3334 has factors 1, 2, 1667 and 3334. Hence, we must say that 3334 is a composite number.
  • Thus, 3334 is the composite number.
  • If we multiply 3334 by 1, 2, 3 then we get the multiples of 3334 which are 3334, 6668 and so on.

 

About the number 3334:

  • 3334 has more than two factors which are 1, 2, 1667 and 3334 and hence it is the composite number.
  • 3334 is the even composite number and it is not the perfect square also.
  • If we divide 3334 by, 1, 2, 1667 and 3334 then we get remainder as zero. Hence, 1, 2, 1667 and 3334 are the factors of 3334.

                                                   

Note:

  • 3334 is not the perfect square.
  • Factors of 3334: 1, 2, 1667 and 3334
  • Prime factors of 3334: 2, 1667

 

Conclusion:

  • 3334 is the composite number which has factors, 1, 2, 1667 and 3334
  • And hence, 3334 is not the prime number.

 

Multiple Choice Questions:

 

1) 3334 is a

a) Prime number

b) Even number

c) Composite number

d) Both b and c

Ans: d) both b and c

 

2) The prime factors of a composite number 3334 are

a) 3334

b) 2, 1667

c) 3334

d) 1, 2, 1667 and 3334

Ans: b) 2, 1667

 

3) 3334 is composite number because

a) It has factors 1, 2, 1667 and 3334

b) It has only two factors

c) Divisible by 2

d) Both a and c

Ans: a) It has factors 1, 2, 1667 and 3334


Updated: January 13, 2022 — 1:29 pm

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