# What are all the factors of 12?

A factor is a number that can be divided into the given number with no remainder.

The factors of 12 are 1 and 12, 2 and 6, 3 and 4.

### What is identifying common factors?

A factor means a number that can be multiplied by another number to equal a greater number. (Ex. 3x4=12... in this example 3 and 4 are factors of 12). A common factor is when you compare two numbers factors. (Ex. take all the factors of 12-1,2,3,4,6,12 and compare these with all the factors of 24-1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24). Now look at the factors of 12 and 24 carefully and look at all ofthe common factors. All of the…