# Why use prime numbers?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 8, 2018

Prime numbers are those numbers which have only two factors which are

#### Explanation:

1) Prime numbers are most important in number theory .

2) There is no general formula for Prime numbers till now, so a lot of research is going on the prime numbers.

3) Every number can be represented in a **Unique** way of the

Product of its **Prime factors**.

4) Mathematicians like Fermat gave some formula like