# Factors and Multiples

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**mjwagner68**

Last updated 5 years ago

** Discipline: **

Math ** Subject: **

Algebra I
** Grade:**

6

Watch this video:"What is a factor"?

See the difference between the two?

Do you know the difference between a factor and a multiple?

Watch this video:"What is a multiple"?

Click on Math Glossary.Look up "multiple" and copy the definition into your math notebook.

Click on Math Glossary.Look up "factor" and copy the definition into your math notebook.

Example - List the factors of 12:

Think of all of the number pairs that can be multiplied to equal 12:

Example - List the multiples of 12:

Think of all of the products there are when 12 is multiplied by other whole numbers:

1 x 12 = 122 x 6 = 123 x 4 = 12

So, the factors of 12 are: 1,2,3,4,6,& 12

12 x 1 = 12 12 x 2 = 2412 x 3 = 36 12 x 4 = 48

So, the first four multiples of 12 are:12, 24, 36, and 48

Watch below to find out how you can use a multiplication chart to help you find FACTORS!

Watch below to find out how you can use a multiplication chart to help you find MULTIPLES!

Click to the right to use the interactive multiplication chart to explore factors & multiples on your own!

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