Factors and multiples

Factors and multiples can be a bit confusing.

Remember factors are all the math facts of a given number.

 

example:  24 has the math facts

1 x 24   2 x 12  3 x 8   4 x 6

The factors are:  1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 24

The multiples of 24 are  24, 48, 72, 98....

 

PDF prime factorization   --  The "continuous division" model to efficiently find all the prime factors of a given number.