# Is 16179 a prime number?

It is possible to find out using mathematical methods whether a given integer is a prime number or not.

No, 16 179 is not a prime number.

For example, 16 179 can be divided by 3: 16 179 / 3 = 5 393.

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For 16 179 to be a prime number, it would have been required that 16 179 has only two divisors, i.e., itself and 1.

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