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Prime Numbers

Prime numbers are the basic units of the system of numbers since every natural number is either a prime or can be expressed as a composite of prime numbers. Here are some excerpts from the Wikipedia article about Prime numbers: Definition “A prime number (or a prime) is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself. A natural number greater than 1 that is not a prime number is called a composite number. For example, 5 is prime, as only 1 and 5 divide it, whereas 6 is composite since it has...