**> What Is a Factor in Math? <**

Factors are numbers that are multiplied to get a

product. In the multiplication sentence 3X7=21, the

factors of 21 are 3 and 7.

Multiples

To find a multiple of a whole number. You have to

skip and count by that number .

Example 5,10,15,20,25,30...

Common Factor is a number that will divide into

both numbers evenly. Two is a common factor of 4

and 14.

The Greatest Common Factor (G.C.F.) of two numbers is the

largest number that is a divisor of both. It is sometimes called

the Greatest Common Divisor. More About GCF