# Composite numbers list from 1 to 40

## Composite Numbers Before Calculator

Enter a natural number to calculate the composites before it:
Ex.: 10, 100, 64, 1000, ... until 20,000.

#### Composite Numbers Before 40:

The number 40 is not a prime number because it is possible to express it as a product of prime factors. In other words, 40 can be divided by 1, by itself and at least by 2 and 5. So, 40 is a 'composite number'.

List of composite numbers before 40:

4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40.

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## Composite Number Definition

A composite number is a whole number that can be divided evenly by numbers other than 1 or itself.

A composite number n is a positive integer n>1 which is not prime (i.e., it can be divided by whole number other than 1 and itself).

• Example 1: 6 can be divided evenly by 2, so 6 is a composite number.
• Example 2: 5 cannot be divided evenly (except by 1 and 5), so is not a composite number (it is a so called prime number).