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composite number

An integer exactly divisible by at least one positive integer other than itself or 1.
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composite number

(Mathematics) a positive integer that can be factorized into two or more other positive integers. Compare prime number
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compos′ite num′ber

a number that is a multiple of at least two numbers other than itself and 1.
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com·pos·ite number

An integer that can be divided by at least one other integer besides itself and 1 without leaving a remainder. 24 is a composite number since it can be divided by 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12. No prime numbers are composite numbers. Compare prime number.
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Noun1.composite number - an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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The composite number, which combines both results, came in at 53.7, up from 53 in February, with a reading over 50 indicating that the sectors are growing.
The canonical representation of a composite number was written after finding the exponent of its prime factors.
Based on a five-point scale with five as maximum performance, the credit union industry HealthScore is a composite number based on earnings, capital growth, member relationship, liquidity, asset quality and efficiency.
In contrast, if n is a composite number, it is quite rare for the above congruence to be satisfied with b.
A composite number, in contrast, has more than two factors.
For any composite number n > 6, we have the identities c(n) = 0 and C(n) = 0;
Composite Number of particles per cell Skewness ([beta]) F-60 0.36 [+ or -] 0.01 8.1 [+ or -] 0.39 F-65 0.39 [+ or -] 0.01 6.5 [+ or -] 0.33 F-70 0.57 [+ or -] 0.00 2.8 [+ or -] 0.03 F-75 0.53 [+ or -] 0.01 3.4 [+ or -] 0.14 F-80 0.49 [+ or -] 0.03 3.7 [+ or -] 0.37 TABLE 4.

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