   Chapter 2, Problem 8CR ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# A whole number divisible only by itself and 1 is a(n) ___________ number. The first five of these numbers are ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________, and ___________. (2-6)

To determine

To fill: The blank spaces in the statement, “A whole number divisible only by itself and 1 is a(n)___ number. The first five of these numbers are ____, ____, ____, ____, and____.”

Explanation

A whole number divisible only by itself and 1 is a prime number. The first five of these numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, and 11.

A prime number is basically a whole number greater than 1 and is divisible only by number 1 and the number itself

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