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# Is 12 a factor number or a multiple number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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8y ago

Either or both.
12 is a factor of 24.
12 is a multiple of 6.
12 is both a factor and a multiple of itself.

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12y ago

It can be either.

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### Is 3 a multiple of 12?

12 is a multiple of 3, and 3 is a factor of 12.

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### Is 9 a multiple of 3 and a factor of 12?

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