# Is 22 a Prime Number?

No, **22** is not a *prime number*, it is a composite number.

### Why 22 is not a prime number?

Because **22** has divisors rather than 1 and itself.
22 can be divided by 2 and 11.

Prime factorization of *22* (list of divisors):

*The next prime number* of 22 is **23**

*The previous prime* number of 22 is **19**.

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