Common Core Math Vocabulary
Factor Pairs - Definition with Examples
What are factor pairs?
In math, a factor pair can be defined as a set of two factors
, which when multiplied
together, give a particular product
For instance, in the multiplication sentence or fact, 5 × 6 = 30, 5 and 6 is one of the factor pair that gives us the product 30.
Here’s how a number can have multiple factor pairs.
1 is a factor of all numbers on the shelf,
And every number is factor pair with itself!
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Instead of handing out math worksheets on factor pairs to your children, provide instances in which the child will need to use factoring or making factor pairs for solving a problem, such as when exchanging money, comparing prices of items and computing the time.
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