The properties of factors are discussed step by step according to its property.

**Property (1):Every whole number is the product of 1 and itself so**

(i) Each number is a factor of itself.

19 x 1 = 19,

So, 19 is the factor of 19.

(ii) 1 is the factor of every number.

31 x 1 = 31,

So, 1 is the factor of 31.

**Property (2):**

** Every number is a factor of zero (0)**

As, 7 x 0 = 0,

17 x 0 = 0,

93 x 0 = 0

So, 7, 17, 93, ……, etc., are the factors of 0.

**Property (3): 1 is the smallest factor of a multiple and the greatest factor of a multiple is the multiple itself.**

**Property (4): Every number other than 1 has at least two factors, namely the number itself and 1.**

Therefore, the properties of factors are explained above so, that student can understand each property.

**Related Concept**

● Factors and Multiples by using Multiplication Facts

● Factors and Multiples by using Division Facts

● Factors

● Even and Odd Numbers Between 1 and 100

● Examples on Even and Odd Numbers

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