# Is 68 a Prime Number?

No,

**68**is not a*prime number*, it is a composite number.### Why 68 is not a prime number?

Because **68** has divisors rather than 1 and itself.
68 can be divided by 2 and 2.

Prime factorization of *68* (list of divisors):

- 2
- 2
- 17

*The next prime number* of 68 is **71***The previous prime* number of 68 is **67**.

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