Why is 1 not a prime number even though it satisfies the condition that it is only divisible by 1 and itself?

I am not a math person, so feel free to disagree. A prime number has exactly 2 factors. Not one more, not one less. It is true that 1 is divisible by 1 and itself but aren’t they both the number 1? It does not have two factors.

Stay tuned in case Leaderboard, Kremlin or someone with a strong math foundation choose to respond and they might have a better explanation.

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