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what does composite and prime mean and reciprocal

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    Prime is an integer greater than 1 that is divisible by the number itself and 1 only.
    2,3,5,7 are primes.
    A composite is a number that has other factors beside 1 and the number itself.
    4,6,8,9 are composites.

    Reciprocal of a number is the result obtained by dividing 1 with the number.
    Example: The reciprocal of 3 is 1/3.

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