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# Find all the factors of 36.

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Richard A
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Wow! What a great question! **36** is a composite number as it has **factors** other than 1 and itself. **Factors of 36** are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, and **36**. I hope that helps!

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A Factor is a number that divides in to another number leaving no remainder.

Factors of 36

When doing factors try to do them in ** pairs**, for example if you think 2 is a factor say to yourself ''what times 2 to give 36'', it is 18 so you can write 2 and 18 as a factor pair. Try to also start from 1 times table and work your way up so you do not miss any factors out.

So Factors of 36 are:

1, 36

2, 18

3, 12

4, 9

6

Notice you do not write 6 twice.

Square numbers will always have one factor with out a pair.

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