|Compare prime number a positive integer that can be factorized into two or more other positive integers|
|composite number (kəm-pŏz'ĭt) Pronunciation Key
An integer that can be divided by at least one other integer besides itself and 1 without leaving a remainder. 24 is a composite number since it can be divided by 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12. No prime numbers are composite numbers. Compare prime number.