Write a Java program to check prime number. Given an input integer, We have to write an efficient code to check whether a number is prime or not.

Before writing a program, let’s quickly understand what is a prime number.

### Prime Number

A prime number is a number that is greater than 1 and it has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.

For example – 3, 13, 7 is a prime number, as it’s divisible by 1 and itself. Similarly, 29, 19 etc. are also prime numbers.

6 is not a prime number as it’s divisible by 1, 2, 3 and 6.

2 is the only even prime number.

## How to check whether a number is prime or not in Java

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