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## What is the difference between a factor and a multiple?

When it comes to mathematics, many people get confused between the difference between a factor and a multiple. In this article, we will clear up that confusion and help you understand the difference. A factor is simply a number that is multiplied by another number to produce a result. A multiple is the result of […]

## How to Factor x3 + 8: The Sum of 2 Cubes

In this article, we will discuss a method for factorizing x^3 + 8. This is the sum of 2 cubes, so it can be factorized using the sum of 2 cubes formula. We will start by learning the formula and look at some examples and tips from a maths teacher with over 10 years of

## How to increase and decrease by a factor of 10

To increase a number by a factor of 10, you multiply it by 10. To decrease a number by a factor of 10, you divide it by 10. In this article, we’ll be looking at how to increase and decrease by a factor of 10 and everything about the factors of 10. This is a

## What is a prime factor of 56?

Finding the prime factors of a number is a process that can be done with pencil and paper, or with a calculator. In this article, I will show you how to find the prime factors of 56 both ways. As a high school math teacher since 2007, finding factors is an essential skill for many

## What is the prime factorization of 42?

2 x 3 x 7 The prime factorization of a number is the set of prime numbers that can be multiplied together to produce that number. In other words, it is the simplest form of the number. Let’s take a look at how to find the prime factorization of 42. What are prime numbers? A

## The Factors of 91 and how to find them

Do you know what the Factors of 91 are? If not, don’t worry – you’re about to learn! In this article, we will show you how to find the Factors of 91 using factor pairs, factor trees, the divisibility rules and your calculator. You will then be able to apply these strategies to find the

## The Factors of 96 and How to find them

Finding the factors of a number can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article, I show you several different methods for finding the factors of 96. We will start with factor pairs and move onto factor rainbows, prime factorization and more. By the end of this post, you will

## The Factors of 120 and How to find them

In this article, I discuss the factors of 120. I show you how to find them using various methods, including factor trees, factor rainbows, prime factorization, and a calculator. Once you understand how to find the factors of 120, you can use that knowledge to find the factors of any number! What are the factors

## The Factors of 90 and How to Find them

Do you struggle with finding the factors of 90 or any number? You’re not alone. Factor pairs, factor rainbows, factor trees, prime factorization & calculators can all be helpful tools when it comes to finding the factors of a number. But which method is best for you? Factors are important when it comes to multiplication

## The Factors of 50 and How to find them

Do you need help finding the factors of 50? I have a bunch of different ways for you to find the factors of any number. You can use factor pairs, factor rainbows and factor trees with or without a calculator. As a teacher of over 14 years, I know that everyone learns in different ways,