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Can prime numbers be negative

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Can prime numbers be negative?

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Every prime number has 2 factors, 1 and itself.
But in case of negative it will have 4 factors.
answered Jun 22, 2016 by Beginner (1 point)
If it's say -n. Its div by 1,-1,n,-n
So no
answered Jun 22, 2016 by Associate (172 points)
As they will be divisible by -1 a number other than 1
answered Jun 22, 2016 by Beginner (1 point)
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