program to check the given number is a prime number or not

A prime number (or a prime) is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself. A natural number greater than 1 that is not a prime number is called a composite number. For example, 5 is prime, as only 1 and 5 divide it, whereas 6 is composite, since it has the divisors 2 and 3 in addition to 1 and 6. The fundamental theorem of arithmetic establishes the central role of primes in number theory: any integer greater than 1 can be expressed as a product of primes that is unique up to ordering. This theorem requires excluding 1 as a prime.
program to check the given number is a prime number or not


package com.tutorialsdesk.algos;   
public class MyPrimeNumCheck {       
public boolean isPrimeNumber(int number){                   
for(int i=2; i<=number/2; i++){             
if(number % i == 0){                 
return false;             
}         
}         
return true;     
}           
public static void main(String a[]){         
MyPrimeNumCheck mpc = new MyPrimeNumCheck();         
System.out.println("Is 17 prime number? "+mpc.isPrimeNumber(17));         
System.out.println("Is 19 prime number? "+mpc.isPrimeNumber(19));         
System.out.println("Is 15 prime number? "+mpc.isPrimeNumber(15));     
} 
} 


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