Identifying Prime & Composite Numbers


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A prime number can be divided by itself and what other number?

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1. Which of the following is a composite number?

2. Which of the following is a prime number?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Numbers can be categorized as prime or composite. In this quiz, you'll recall what makes a number prime, and then pick prime and composite numbers from given options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This numbers quiz is here so you may test your ability to:

  • Recall what prime numbers can be divided by
  • Recognize a composite number
  • Understand what is a prime number

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most pertinent information from the lesson on prime and composite numbers
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a given number is prime or composite
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about the property of numbers

Additional Learning

Want to learn more? The lesson called Identifying Prime & Composite Numbers covers the following objectives:

  • Show examples of how numbers affect our world
  • Define composite numbers
  • Explain how to figure out if a number is a prime or composite number