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.