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227 is a prime number from 201-300. 227 has 2 factors, 1 and 227. It is the 49th prime number, and the third prime number from 201-300.

## Proofs

• — 227 can be divided by 1.
• — 227 cannot be divided by 2-226.
• — 227 can be divided by 227.

## As an Exponent of Mersenne Number

2227 - 1 is divisible by 26,986,333,437,777,017, and is therefore not a prime number.

## Relationship with other odd numbers

### The numbers before

• The previous prime number is 223.
• 223 and 227 are four numbers apart; therefore, they are cousin primes.
• The previous prime number before 223 is 211. It is a large gap.
• In particular, 213 and 219 are divisible by 3, while 217 is divisible by 7.
• Notably, 221 can be factored as 13 x 17.

### The numbers after

• The next prime number is 229.
• There are no odd numbers between 227 and 229. As a result, they are twin primes.
• 233 is the next prime number after 227.
• 227 and 233 are six numbers apart; therefore, they are sexy primes.