Properties of Factors



Definition of factors of given numbers

Take a number say .
Find the numbers which divide .
Now, the numbers which divide are called factors of .
Take another number .
Find the factors of .
Now, factors which appear both in  and are called common factors. 
Factors of a prime number are and itself.
For eg:- 
So, common factors of and is .
Factors of are and .


Factors of given numbers

For the numbers and
The factors of are or
The factors of are or
The common factors are and .