petrifiedbutstanding wrote:

Some folks here say 1 is not a prime. But it is.

Natural numbers that have

EXACTLY two factors are called prime numbers. Obviously, the number "1" has

exactly 1 factor, so it is neither prime nor composite.. Yeah, this number is a different breed

!!

"1" is neither prime nor composite, which is where i termed it as a "different breed", per se it does not lie within any of these two terminologies..