## FACTORS: FACTORS OF 6

FACTORS OF 6

6 has 4 factors.

Factors:

1, 2, 3, 6

Factor Pairs:

• 1 × 6 = 6
• 2 × 3 = 6

DESCRIPTIONS

Factors of 6 can be found by ckecking the divisibility of 6 by the whole numbers 1 through $\mathbf{\sqrt{\color{chocolate}6}}$ ≈ 2.45. If a whole number divides 6 exactly, both

• the number itself and
• the result of the division by that number

are the factors of 6.

OTHER INFORMATION

Prime factors of 6 are 2 and 3.

## INFORMATION

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### FACTORS OF A NUMBER

Factors of a number a are the numbers that divide a exactly, without a remainder. A number can be expressed as the multiplication of its factors.