Let’s see what is the difference between multiples and factors

 

For 6

Multiples of 6 are 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, ….

Factors of 6 are 1, 2, 3, 6

 

So, the differences are

Multiples

Factors

1.There are infinite number of multiples

2.Multiples are greater than or equal to the number

1.There are finite number of factors

2.Factors are less than or equal to the number

  1. Chapter 3 Class 6 Playing with Numbers
  2. Concept wise

Transcript

Multiples There are infinite number of multiples Multiples are greater than or equal to the number Factors There are finite number of factors Factors are less than or equal to the number

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 8 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo. You can check his NCERT Solutions from Class 6 to 12.