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THE LITTLE BOOK OF FACTORSWhat are factors?

**Factors**are numbers you multiply to get a

**product**.

5 X 8 = 40

factors

product

**Multiplication**and

**division**are

**opposite**operations.

A

**Fact Family**can help us understand the relationship of**factors**in multiplication and division.We can see the relationship of the

**factors**in the**fact family**above.**Both 8 and 5 are factors of 40.**5 X 8 = 40

8 X 5 = 40

40 ÷ 8 = 5

40 ÷ 5 = 8

8 X 5 = 40

40 ÷ 8 = 5

40 ÷ 5 = 8