# Is 11973 a prime number?

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

No, 11 973 is not a prime number.

For example, 11 973 can be divided by 3: 11 973 / 3 = 3 991.

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For 11 973 to be a prime number, it would have been required that 11 973 has only two divisors, i.e., itself and 1.

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