What Are Composite Numbers? - Definition & Examples


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Why is 57 a composite number?

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1. Which of the following numbers is not composite?

2. Which of the following is a composite number?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and attached worksheet, you can evaluate how well you understand multiplying numbers to get a certain product. The quiz will assess your understanding of concepts like prime and composite numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Understanding why certain numbers are considered composite
  • Identify composite numbers
  • Making given numbers composite
  • Identifying factors in a composite number

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important from the related lesson on composite numbers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about prime numbers in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding factors and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about possible multiplication sentences

Additional Learning

To learn more about composite numbers, review the lesson What Are Composite Numbers - Definition & Examples which covers the following objectives:

  • Define prime and composite numbers
  • Define factors
  • Identify relation of even numbers and composite numbers