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Write True (T) Or False (F) for the Following Statement. the Square of a Prime Number is Prime. - CBSE Class 8 - Mathematics

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Question

Write true (T) or false (F) for the following statement.

 The square of a prime number is prime. 

Solution

 False
If p is a prime number, its square is p2, which has at least three factors: 1, p and p2. Since it has more than two factors, it is not a prime number.

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Solution Write True (T) Or False (F) for the Following Statement. the Square of a Prime Number is Prime. Concept: Square Roots - Finding Square Root Through Prime Factorisation.
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