Factors

A factor is a number which divides another number without leaving a remainder.

For example : The factors of 12 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12.

Properties of factors :

  • 1 is a factor of every number.
  • Every non – zero number is a factor of itself.
  • The smallest factor of a number is 1.
  • Every factor of a non – zero number is less than or equal to the number.
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