# Is 504 A Prime Number

A prime number is a whole number with exactly two integral divisors, 1 and itself.

Let's check 504 number is prime.

## Check 504 Prime Number Or Not

Factors of 504 :
• 1
• 2
• 3
• 4
• 6
• 7
• 8
• 9
• 12
• 14
• 18
• 21
• 24
• 28
• 36
• 42
• 56
• 63
• 72
• 84
• 126
• 168
• 252
• 504

The factors number for 504 is 24 so it is greater than 2 , that's why it can not be prime number.

504 Is Not A Prime Number

## What Is Prime Number ?

Prime numbers are positive integers which have no divisors other than 1 and themselves so prime numbers can't be divided by other numbers than itself or 1. For example 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23.... are the prime numbers.

## How to check if a number is prime ?

The method we use is to try to divide it by all numbers from 1 to itself.

For example:

Let's check 42 prime or not ?

For number 42 we have to divide from 1 to 42 to find the remainder is equal to 0.

Divisors are : 1 , 2 , 3 , 6 , 7 , 14 and 21. So there more than 2 divisors.

The Answer : 42 is not a prime number.

Another example:

Let's check 17 prime or not ?

For number 17 we have to divide from 1 to 17 to find the remainder is equal to 0.

1 and 17 are the only divisors for 17. There are 2 divisors.

The Answer : 17 is a prime number.

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