OK, that is a really big word!
Don't worry -- we're just going to be listing out the factors of stuff.
Remember when you do a multiplication problem...
So, to find all the factors of 6, we just want to list out all of the ways we can get 6 using whole numbers and multiplying!
So, the factors of 6 are
Can you think of all the ways we can get 12?
Notice that I'm just working through all the numbers that I know go into 12. When I hit 3 x 4, it would be silly to go on because the next guy would be 4 x 3, and that's just a rerun! |
So, the factors of 12 are