500

500 has factors of 2 and 250.

2⋅250

250 has factors of 2 and 125.

2⋅2⋅125

125 has factors of 5 and 25.

2⋅2⋅5⋅25

25 has factors of 5 and 5.

2⋅2⋅5⋅5⋅5

2⋅2⋅5⋅5⋅5

Since 500 has factors other than 500 and 1, 500 is a composite number.

500 is a composite number

Determine if Prime or Composite 500