# Is 100 a Prime Number?

No, **100** is not a *prime number*, it is a composite number.

### Why 100 is not a prime number?

Because **100** has divisors rather than 1 and itself.
100 can be divided by 2 and 2.

Prime factorization of *100* (list of divisors):

*The next prime number* of 100 is **101**

*The previous prime* number of 100 is **97**.

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