#### Question

What is the HCF of the smallest prime number and the smallest composite number?

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#### Solution

The smallest prime number is 2 and the smallest composite number is 4.

Prime factorisation of 2 is 1×2

Prime factorisation of 4 is 1×2^{2}

Therefore, HCF of 2, 4 is 2.

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Solution for question: What is the Hcf of Smallest Prime Number and the Smallest Composite Number ? concept: Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic. For the course CBSE