Is 36 a Prime Number?

No, 36 is not a prime number, it is a composite number.

Why 36 is not a prime number?

Because 36 has divisors rather than 1 and itself. 36 can be divided by 2 and 2.

Prime factorization of 36 (list of divisors):

  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 3

The next prime number of 36 is 37
The previous prime number of 36 is 31.


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