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Factors &Multiples


  • The Factors of a multiple are any whole number that divide into it excatly.

1 and the number itself are both factors of any number.

  • Example-The factors of 12 are 1,2,3,4,6 and 12.
  • Factors come in pairs, each pair is a multiplication fact with the number as its answer.

=The Factors pair of 12 are 1x12, 2x6 and 3x4.

  • A common factor is a number that is a factor of two or more numbers.

=2 is a common factor of 6 and 12.

  • The Multiples of a number are all the numbes in its times table.

=The Multiples of 7 are 7,14,21,28 and 35.

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