Q:

# What is a "multiple" in math terms?

A:

In math terms, a number's multiples are the product of that number and another whole number. For instance, multiples of seven include seven, 14 and 21 because these numbers result when seven is multiplied by 1, 2 and 3.

Know More

## Keep Learning

Credit: JOSEP LAGO / Stringer AFP Getty Images

All multiples of 10 end in a zero because 10 multiplied by any number has a zero at the end. All multiples of five end in five or zero, and all multiples of two end in an even number. Every number is a multiple of one, and the least common multiple of two numbers is the smallest number evenly divisible by both of the numbers.

Sources:

## Related Questions

• A:

According to MathGoodies.com, zero is a neutral number or integer since it is neither negative nor positive. Whole numbers to the right of zero, or greater than zero, are known as positive integers. Whole numbers to the left of zero, or less than zero, are known as negative integers.

Filed Under:
• A:

The prime factors of the number 24 are 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 , or 2 to the 3rd power x 3. Two and three are prime numbers, and when three twos and a three are multiplied together, the product is the given number, which is 24.

Filed Under:
• A:

The only common multiple of the numbers 7 and 11 from 1 to 100 is the number 77, according to the Math Warehouse calculator. A multiple is the product of a number and another whole number. A common multiple of 7 and 11 must be larger than the two numbers.