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NUMBERS :

1. Prime Number : A Prime Number is a number which has factors only unity and itself.  Eg. 2,3,5,7…..

 

2. Composite Number : A number which has more than two different factors is called a Composite Number. Eg. 4,6,8,10…

 

3. Co-Prime Number : Two numbers are said to be Co-Prime to each other if they do not have any common factor other than one. Eg. (2,3), (5,7)….

 

4.Twin Prime Numbers : Two prime numbers are said to be twin primes if the difference between them is two. Eg. (3,5), (5,7), (11,13)….

 

5. Perfect Number : A number is said to be perfect number if the sum of all the positive integral divisors of the numbers including unity and itself is equal to twice the number.

   
    Number = P1a1. P2a2 . P3a3 …. Pnan
    Where P1, P2, P3….. Pn are n distinct primes
    and ai, i = 1,2,3,…..n is the number of times then the n prime is repeated then we have to use the following formulae

     i.  The number of positive integral divisors of the number including unity and itself


         = (a1+1) (a2+1) (a3+1)….(an+1)

     ii. The sum of all the positive integral divisors of the number including unity and itself

 

6. 1. If ‘a’  is even, 2a -1 is always divisible by 3

    2. If ‘a’  is odd, 2a -1 is always divisible by 3

    3. If ‘a’  is odd, 22a -1 is always divisible by 5

    4. If ‘a’  is even, 22a -1 is always divisible by 5

    5. If ‘a’  is odd, 52a -1 is always divisible by 13

    6. If ‘a’  is even, 52a -1 is always divisible by 13

7. Tests for Divisibility:

    i. A number is divisible by 2, when its unit digit even or zero
       Eg. 262,240

    ii. A number is divisible by 3, when the sum of its digits is divisible by 3.
       Eg. 156 , 27

    iii. A number is divisible by 4, when the number formed by the last two right hand digits  is divisible by 4 or if the last two digits are zero.  Eg. 144,1200

    iv. A number is divisible by 5, when its units digit is 5 or 0.  Eg. 1245,1350

    v. A number is divisible by 6, when it is divisible by 2 and 3 both.
        Eg. 126, 78
   
    vi. No rule is still known for divisibility of a number by 7.

    vii. A number is divisible by 8, when the number formed by the last three right hand digits its divisible by 8 (or) when the last three digits are 0’s
          Eg. 4408, 1200

    viii. A number is divisible by 9, when the sum of the digits is divisible by 9.
           Eg. 1926 , 1359

      ix. A number is divisible by  10, when its unit digit is 0
          Eg. 4000,1850

      x. A number is divisible by 11, when the difference between the sum of the digits in the odd and even places is zero or a multiple of 11
          Eg. 91531, 2332

      xi. A number is divisible by 12, when it is divisible by 3 and 4 both.
           Eg. 132, 2556

     xii. A number is divisible by 25, when the number formed by the last two right hand digits is divisible by 25. Eg. 143575, 12150

    xiii. A number is divisible by 125, when the number formed by the last three right hand digits is divisible by 125. Eg. 139625, 460250

    xiv. For any integer ‘a’
          a3 – a is divisible by 3
          a5 – a is divisible by 5
          a7 – a is divisible by 7
          a11 – a is divisible by 11
          a13 – a is divisible by 13

          In general, if P is a prime number then for any whole number ‘a’
          ap – a is divisible by P.

    xv. When any number with even number of digits is added to its reverse,
          the sum is always a multiple by 11.
          Eg. 5762 + 2675 = 8437 which is divisible by 11

   Note: A number is divisible by another number if the former is divisible by all the factors of the later.

11.   Sum of first ‘n’ odd natural numbers = n2

12.   Sum of first ‘n’ odd natural numbers = n(n+1)

13.   In division sum we have dividend, divisor, quotient and remainder.

        Dividend = Divisor × Quotient + Remainder

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