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Divisibility and factors
In this tutorial, we'll begin to think about the numbers that "make up" the number. This will be useful throughout our study of math. Whether we are adding fractions, exploring mystical number patterns, or breaking computer codes, factoring numbers are key! Eye of the tiger!
To find the factors of a number means to find all the whole numbers that the number in question is divisible by. Can you help us find the factors in this example?
Watch and listen as we explain a simple way of remembering the difference between factors and multiples.
Here's a video of Sal working on a exercise which helps you visualize the process of finding a number's factors.
Practice finding factor pairs for whole numbers.
Demonstrate understanding of factors and multiples.