Multiple
Definition (Natural Numbers)

In terms of numbers, a multiple is a number that is the product of a given natural number and another natural number.


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Example 1: 12 is a multiple of 6 [since (6)(2) = 12].

Example 2: 12 is a multiple of 12 [since (12)(1) = 12].

Example 3: 12 is NOT a multiple of 8.


Alternately, a multiple is a natural number that can be exactly divided by a given natural number.


Example 1: 12 is a multiple of 6 [since 12 ÷ 6 = 2].

Example 2: 12 is a multiple of 12 [since 12 ÷ 12 = 1].

Example 3: 12 is NOT a multiple of 8. [since 12 ÷ 8 = 1.5].


Demonstration (Natural Numbers)
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