 # Question: Is 1 The Smallest Factor Of Any Number?

## Which is the smallest prime number?

The smallest prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19 and 23.

The number 2 is the only even prime number.

The number 7 has only two factors: 1 and itself.

The number 11 has only two factors: 1 and itself..

## Why is 11 not a prime number?

For 11, the answer is: yes, 11 is a prime number because it has only two distinct divisors: 1 and itself (11). As a consequence, 11 is only a multiple of 1 and 11.

## What is the largest factor of any number?

the smallest factor of a number is 1 and the largest factor is number itself.

## Does 1 have less than 2 factors?

1 does not have two different factors, so it is not prime. 2 has only the factors 2 and 1. 3 has only the factors 3 and 1. 4 has more than two factors: 1, 2, and 4, so it is composite.

## Why is 1 a factor of every number?

Originally Answered: What is the factor of every number? A number A is said to be a factor of a number B if B is divisible by A (B/A=NATURAL NO.) now as every no is divisible by 1 . so, 1 is the no which is the factor of every no.

## Is 1 a prime factor of every number?

Each prime number is only divisible by 1 and itself. That means the number 1 can never be a prime number. So any prime number should have only two factors and it should be greater than 1.

## What is the HCF of 120 and 75?

15The hcf of 75 and 120 is 15.

## Which is the smallest factor of 15?

Answer. So, the smallest Factor of 15 is 1.

## What is factor of every number?

Factor of a number means that its multiple is totally divisible by that number. 1 is a divisible of every number i.e it divides every number. So, 1 is the number which is a factor of every number. Hence, the answer is 1.

## What is the smallest and largest factor of any number?

Factors of a number The factors (noun) of a number are the numbers that divide evenly into the number. For example the factors of the number 12 are the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12. (Notice that the smallest factor is always 1 and the biggest factor is always the number itself.)

## What is the smallest factor of number?

The number 1 is the smallest factor of every number. Every number will have a minimum of two factors, 1 and the number itself. A number that has only two factors, 1 and the number itself, is called a prime number.

## Can 0 be a factor?

For any real number, multiply it by its reciprocal to get 1. … Zero is not a factor of any non-zero number because n/0 is undefined for any number other than zero. All integers other than zero are factors of zero because 0n = 0 for all numbers.