Need help? How to videos Why join? What are multiples and factors? We explain what multiples and factors are and how children are taught to recognise multiples from Year 1 and factors from Year 5, with examples of the types of problem they might be asked to solve. Login or Register to add to your saved resources. A multiple is a number that can be divided by another number a certain number of times without a remainder.
Factor - Definition with Examples
What is Factor? [Definition, Facts & Example]
The more one studies mathematics, the more mysterious it becomes, with powers that seem quite 'spooky' and almost magical at times. Consider the Power of Pi: it seems such a simple concept, the ratio between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. As a fraction, that's simply 22 over 7 but as an actual number, Pi is unknowable. See the box for an approximate! So we just call it 3. But consider how this "irrational" number seems to crop up everywhere. Pi is all over the natural world, wherever there's a circle, of course, measuring patterns in the DNA double helix spiral or how ripples travel outward in water.
Multiplication by 11
Player 1 chooses a number on the game board by clicking on it. The square will be colored blue, as shown for Player 1 receives 12 points for this choice.
Despite what some people may tell you, math is far from dull. On the contrary, there are plenty of fun and strange math-related facts out there that will fascinate children of all ages. Before that, equations were written in words.