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# Why are multiples of 6 also multiples of 3?

Updated: 4/8/2020

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Because 6 is a multiple of 3.

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### Are multiples of 3 also multiples of 6?

No; all multiples are not multiples of 6, for example 3&times;3 = 9 is not a multiple of 6. However as 6 = 2&times;3 all multiples of 6 are also multiples of 3.

### Why are all the multiples of 6 also multiples of 3?

Because 3 is a factor of 6.

### What must number 6 have 3 other multiples of?

Multiples of 6 must also be multiples of 1, 2 and 3.

### Are all multiples of 6 also multiples of 3?

Yes, but not all of them. Every multiple of 6 is also a multiple of 3, but there are more multiples of 3 besides those.

### How many multiples of 3 are not multiples of 6?

Half of them. Any number that is a multiple of 6 is also a multiple of 3 and 2.

### Are all multiples of 6 also multiples of 3 and why?

Yes. Because 3 is half of 6 and will always go into it equally

### The common multiples of 2 and 6?

Since 2 is a multiple of 6, all multiples of 6 are also multiples of 2.

### Which multiples are also multiples of 6?

Multiples of any multiple of 6.

### What are common multiples of 2 and 3 up to 28?

0 The positive multiples are: 6, 12, 18 &amp; 24. Also, all the negative multiples of 6!

### What are the multiples of 6 4 3?

Multiples of 6: 1,2,3,6 Multiples of 4: 1,2,4 Multiples of 3: 1,3

### Common multiples of 3 and 6?

6,12,18 are the common multiples of 3 and 6

3 yes, 6 no.