Kavitha brought 12 laddus from her home. She gave one laddu for each friend. She was able to give laddus to 12 friends without any remaining.

__Factors and multiples__

Kavitha brought 12 laddus from her
home. She gave one laddu for each friend. She was able to give laddus to 12
friends without any remaining.

If she gives 2 for each, she could
give to 6 friends.

If she gives 3 for each, She could
give to 4 friends. Like this how can she give laddus so that no laddu would be
remaining? She can give each 4, 6, 12.

Numbers that divide 12 without
remaining are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12.

**The
numbers which can divide a number without leaving a remainder is called its
factor.**

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**Try this**

Find the Factors:

Factors of 4 are 1, 2 and 4.

Factors of 10 are 1, 2, 5 and 10.

Factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16.

Factors of 18 are __1, 2, 3, 6, 9 and 18.__

Factors of 20 are __1, 2, 4, 5, 10 and 20.__

Factors of 24 are __1,2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24.__

Factors of 42 are __1, 2, 3,
6, 7, 14, 21 and 42.__

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