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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.

ProofsEdit

  • Yes — 227 can be divided by 1.
  • No — 227 cannot be divided by 2-226.
  • Yes — 227 can be divided by 227.


As an Exponent of Mersenne NumberEdit

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

Relationship with other odd numbersEdit

The numbers beforeEdit

  • 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 afterEdit

  • 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.

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