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229 is a prime number from 201-300. 229 has 2 factors, 1 and 229. It is the 50th prime number, and the fourth prime number from 201-300.

ProofsEdit

  • Yes — 229 can be divided by 1.
  • No — 229 cannot be divided by 2-228.
  • Yes — 229 can be divided by 229.

As an Exponent of Mersenne NumberEdit

2229 - 1 is divisible by numbers such as 1,504,073 and 20,492,753, and is therefore not a prime number.

Relationship with other odd numbersEdit

The numbers beforeEdit

  • The previous prime number is 227.
    • There are no odd numbers between 227 and 229. As a result, they are twin primes.
  • The previous prime number before 227 is 223.
    • 223 and 229 are six numbers apart; therefore, they are sexy primes.

The numbers afterEdit

  • The next prime number is 233.
    • Notably, 231 is divisible by 11 and therefore not a prime number.
    • 229 and 233 are four numbers apart; therefore, they are cousin primes.
  • 239 is the next prime number after 233.

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