Is 359 a prime number?
It is possible to find out using mathematical methods whether a given integer is a prime number or not.
For 359, the answer is: yes, 359 is a prime number because it has only two distinct divisors: 1 and itself (359).
As a consequence, 359 is only a multiple of 1 and 359.
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Since 359 is a prime number, 359 is also a deficient number, that is to say 359 is a natural integer that is strictly larger than the sum of its proper divisors, i.e., the divisors of 359 without 359 itself (that is 1, by definition!).