PHP program to check if a number is prime or not

To check if a number is prime or not, the code is as follows −


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function check_prime($num)
   if ($num == 1)
   return 0;
   for ($i = 2; $i <= $num/2; $i++)
      if ($num % $i == 0)
      return 0;
   return 1;
$num = 47;
$flag_val = check_prime($num);
if ($flag_val == 1)
   echo "It is a prime number";
   echo "It is a non-prime number"


It is a prime number

A function named check_prime() is used to check if the number is prime or not. A number that needs to be checked for being prime is passed as a parameter to the function. The number is defined and this function is called by passing the number as parameter. Relevant message is displayed on the console.

Updated on: 13-Sep-2023

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