# What is a composite number between 1 and 10?

May 22, 2016

4,6,8,9 - are the composite numbers between 1-10

#### Explanation:

$\textcolor{p u r p \le}{\text{Important:}}$

• Some whole numbers can be divided up evenly, and some can't (like prime numbers):

$\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{6}}$ can be divided evenly by 3, or by 2
$\textcolor{\mathmr{and} a n \ge}{\text{5}}$ can't be divided evenly by any other number, except by itself and by 1 - it is a PRIME NUMBER

$\textcolor{g r e e n}{\text{Rule:}}$

• Prime Number is a number which can't be divided evenly by any other number, $\textcolor{red}{\text{only with 1 and itself.}}$

• Number is a composite number, when it can be divided evenly
by numbers other than 1 or itself.

• You can always check prime and composite numberse here: