Factor Tree Method

How to solve factor tree method?

Remember: To start solving follow the steps of factor tree method.

(i) Find the factors of 32.

Find the factors of 28

This method helps you to learn your tables.

1. With 1 and the number itself 

1 × 32

2. Check if 2 is a factor of 32 

2 × 16

The find the other factor

3. Check for any more pairs of factors 

4 × 8

Therefore, the factors of 32 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32. 

(ii) Find the factors of 28.

Find the factors of 32

1. With 1 and the number itself

1 × 28

2. Check if 2 is a factor of 28

2 × 14

The find the other factor

3. Check if 2 is a factor of 14

2 × 7

Therefore, the factors of 28 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, 28.


1 is a factor of every number. The number itself is also a factor of the number.

Related Concept

Factors and Multiples by using Multiplication Facts

Factors and Multiples by using Division Facts


Properties of Multiples

Examples on Multiples


Factor Tree Method

Properties of Factors

Examples on Factors

Even and Odd Numbers

Even and Odd Numbers Between 1 and 100

Examples on Even and Odd Numbers

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