the only positive number that is neither prime nor composite?
- PuzzlingLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
The prime numbers are:
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, ...
The composite numbers are:
4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, ...
The only positive integer that is neither is:
- Anonymous1 decade ago
1 is the only natural number that is both non-prime and non-composite.
- SamwiseLv 71 decade ago
Both primes and composites are defined only for integers greater than 1.
- MVBLv 61 decade ago
Don't see how it could exist. You might say zero, but although zero is an even integer, it is neither postive nor negative.
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- 1 decade ago
I'd have to say that either that there is none, but if you count 0 positive, then 0