# prime number in Numbers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprime numberˌprime ˈnumber noun [countable] HMNa number that can be divided only by itself and the number one. For example, three and seven are prime numbers.

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prime number• A prime number is a number that is not exactly divisible by any other number.• If not, a different prime number should be selected and the process repeated.
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