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239 is a prime number from 201-300. 239 has 2 factors, 1 and 239. It is the 52nd prime number, and the sixth prime number from 201-300.

ProofsEdit

  • Yes — 239 can be divided by 1.
  • No — 239 cannot be divided by 2-238.
  • Yes — 239 can be divided by 239.

As an Exponent of Mersenne NumberEdit

2239 - 1 is divisible by numbers such as 479, 1,913, 5,737, 176,383, and 134,000,609, and is therefore not a prime number.

Relationship with other odd numbersEdit

The numbers beforeEdit

  • The previous prime number is 233.
    • 233 and 239 are six numbers apart; therefore, they are sexy primes.
  • The previous prime number before 233 is 229.
    • Notably, 231 is divisible by 11 and therefore not a prime number.
    • 237 is divisible by 3.

The numbers afterEdit

  • The next prime number is 241.
    • There are no odd numbers between 239 and 241. As a result, they are twin primes.
  • 251 is the next prime number after 241.
    • Notably, 243 is the fifth power of 3, 247 can be factored as 13 x 19, and 249 is divisible by 3.

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