# Is the number 54 prime or composite?

For example 13 , whose factors are just 1 and 13 and none else. Composite number on the other hand may have one or more factors other than 1 and itself. As 54 has factors {1,2,3,6,9,18,27,54} i.e. it has six factors {2,3,6,9,18,27} , other than 1 and itself i.e. 54 .
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### How many factors are in 54?

The factors of 54. Answer : 1,2,3,6,9,18,27,54, Related Links : Is 54 a rational number?
• #### Is the number 54 prime or composite?

Composite number on the other hand may have one or more factors other than 1 and itself. As 54 has factors {1,2,3,6,9,18,27,54} i.e. it has six factors {2,3,6,9,18,27} , other than 1 and itself i.e. 54 .
• #### What are the prime factors of 54?

54 is a composite number. 54 = 1 x 54, 2 x 27, 3 x 18, or 6 x 9. Factors of 54: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, 27, 54. Prime factorization: 54 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3, which can also be written 2 x 3³.
• #### How many factors are in the number 12?

So 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12 are factors of 12. And also -1,-2,-3,-4,-6 and -12, because you get a positive number when you multiply two negatives, such as (-2)×(-6) = 12.
Answer: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, -1, -2, -3, -4, -6, -12.

Updated: 12th November 2019