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# What does multiple and factor mean in math?

Updated: 9/19/2023 Wiki User

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the multiple means the number used to multiply. And the factor means a number to multiply or divide by Wiki User

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a factor in forth grade is the number you multulplie the other number by.

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Not exactly. You can use the factor tree method to find the least common multiple of two numbers. I'm not a nerd so I'm not a math genius. That would be a good question for a math teacher!

### What does LCM mean in math terms?

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