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How to Find the Factors of a Number

If they ask you to find the factors of 24, then you have to start with the question.

Can I divide 24 by 1?, 2?, 3? and so on until you get to 24.


Let's do it !
Can I divide it by 1?
Yes, then 1 is a factor.


Can I divide it by 2?
Yes, then 2 is a factor.


Can I divide it by 3?
Yes, then 3 is a factor


Can I divide it by 4?
Yes, then 4 is a factor


Can I divide it by 5?
No, then 5 is NOT a factor.


You go all the way until you reach 24.


Finally the factors of 24 are:


Factors of 24: 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24