Is 51 a Prime Number?

No, 51 is not a prime number, it is a composite number.

Why 51 is not a prime number?

Because 51 has divisors rather than 1 and itself. 51 can be divided by 3 and 17.

Prime factorization of 51 (list of divisors):

  • 3
  • 17

The next prime number of 51 is 53
The previous prime number of 51 is 47.


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