__Is 3517 is a prime number or not ?__

__Is 3517 is a prime 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 3517 is prime or not first we have to find its factors.

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**Factors of 3517:**

- If we have taken numbers from 1, 2, 3…for checking factors of 3517, we found that 3517 has factors 1 and the number 3517 itself. Hence, we must say that 3517 is a prime number.
- Thus, 3517 is the prime number.
- Here, 3517 is the odd prime number.
- If we multiply 3517 by 1, 2, 3, then we get the multiples of 3517 which are 3517, 7034, 10551…and so on.

__About the number 3517:__

__About the number 3517:__

- 3517 has only two factors which are 1 and the number itself and hence 3517 is the prime number.
- 3517 is the odd prime number and it is not the perfect square also.
- If we divide 3517 by 1 and the number itself then we get remainder as zero. Hence, 1 and 3517 are the factors of 3517.

__Note:__

__Note:__

- 3517 is not the perfect square.
- Factors of 3517: 1 and 3517
- Prime factors of 3517: 3517 (since, 3517 is the only one prime number which is the factor of 3517.)

**Conclusion:**

- 3517 is the prime number which has factors 1 and 3517.
- And hence, 3517 is the prime number.

**Multiple Choice Questions:**

**1) 3517 is a**

a) odd number

b) Prime number

c) Composite number

d) Both a and b

**Ans: d) both a and b**

**2) The prime factors of a prime number 3517 are**

a) 1

b) 3517

c) Both a and b

d) 0

**Ans: b) 3517**

**3) 1 is the not prime factor of 3517 because**

a) It is the prime number

b) 1 is neither prime nor composite number

c) Both a and b

d) Given statement is false

**Ans: b) 1 is neither prime nor composite number**