# Factors of 6

## Factoring Factors of 6 in pairs

Use the form below to do your conversion, separate numbers by comma.

=1, 2, 3, 6

### Factors of 6 that add up to numbers

Factors of 6 that add up to 12 =1 + 2 + 3 + 6

Factors of 6 that add up to 3 = 1 + 2

Factors of 6 that add up to 6 = 1 + 2 + 3

### Factor of 6 in pairs

1 x 6, 2 x 3, 3 x 2, 6 x 1

1 and 6 are a factor pair of 6 since 1 x 6= 6

2 and 3 are a factor pair of 6 since 2 x 3= 6

3 and 2 are a factor pair of 6 since 3 x 2= 6

6 and 1 are a factor pair of 6 since 6 x 1= 6

Solution

Converting factors of 6

Factors are numbers that can divide without remainder.

Factors of 6

6/1 = 6         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 1
6/2 = 3         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 2
6/3 = 2         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 3
6/6 = 1         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 6

We get factors of 6 numbers by finding numbers that can divide 6 without remainder or alternatively numbers that can multiply together to equal the target number being converted.

In considering numbers than can divide 6 without remainders. So we start with 1, then check 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, etc and 6

Getting factors is done by dividing 6 with numbers lower to it in value to find the one that will not leave remainder. Numbers that divide without remainders are the factors.

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