Factors

Factors

Factors: Numbers that can be multiplied together to obtain a given number.

GIven the number 48, the following list shows factors of 48 (things that multiply together to make 48)

  • 2 x 24
  • 3 x 16
  • 4 x12
  • 6 x 8
  • 4 x 4 x 3
  • 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3

Check Your Understanding

Test your ability to identify factors of a number.

  1. Enter a number. (ex: 80)
  2. Enter numbers you believe are some factors. Choose any set of factors that produce the original number (separate the numbers by times signs; ex: 8x10).
  3. Click the button "Check" and check your answer.