# Is 12971 a prime number?

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

No, 12 971 is not a prime number.

For example, 12 971 can be divided by 7: 12 971 / 7 = 1 853.

For 12 971 to be a prime number, it would have been required that 12 971 has only two divisors, i.e., itself and 1.

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