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They have a converse relationship. A factor is a number that divides into another, with no remainders. A multiple is something that can be multiplied by another number, to reach the original number that you had.

Thus: Original number / a factor = a multiple

Multiple * (the correct factor) = original number.

"the correct factor", because most number have more than one factor. But only one factor * multiple will give the original number.

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