Is the product of two numbers x and y a prime number?
1)  x and y are two prime numbers. 
2)  x and y are two odd numbers not equal to 1. 
  • a)
    Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
  • b)
    Both statements are required to answer the question
  • c)
    Each statement can answer the question individually
  • d)
    More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?
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Tanmay Saxena
Dec 22, 2018
I think the answer should be C. As we can answer 'No' from both of them.

Pihu Sharma
Mar 19, 2019

I think the answer should be C. As we can answer 'No' from both of them

Silky Das
Mar 18, 2019
A is corect.. because we can put the answer as "no" from each statement..

Visha Sahani
Aug 26, 2018
The definition of prime no is which is either divided by 1 or itself and to conclude the no which are prime are itself a prime no. and 1is also the primetherefore both no are prime

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