def is_prime(x):
if x < 2:
return False
elif x == 2:
return True
else:
for n in range(2, x):
print n
if x % n == 0:
return False
else:
return True

A prime number is a positive integer greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself. (Boy, that's a mouthful.)

In other words, if you want to test if a number in a variable x is prime, then no other number should go into x evenly besides 1 and x. So 2 and 5 and 11 are all prime, but 4 and 18 and 21 are not.

If there is a number between 1 and x that goes in evenly, then x is not prime.

Function written using Python.

#python #prime #function

#cesarnog

In other words, if you want to test if a number in a variable x is prime, then no other number should go into x evenly besides 1 and x. So 2 and 5 and 11 are all prime, but 4 and 18 and 21 are not.

If there is a number between 1 and x that goes in evenly, then x is not prime.

Function written using Python.

#python #prime #function

#cesarnog

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