Math Tutorial: Factors

May 18, 2010 · Posted in Matematika SD · 6 Comments 

De fition:
A factor of a number is a whole number that divides evenly into the other number. So, when you divide by the factor the remainder is zero. Factors come in pairs. When you divide a number by one of its factors, the answer or quotient is the paired factor.

Is 4 a factor of 36 ?
Yes, 36 divided by 4 gives us an answer of 9 with no remainder.

Is 3 a factor of 47 ?
No, 47 divided by 3 gives us an answer of 15 with a remainder of 2.
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