# What Is A Multiple To A Number?

A multiple of a number is a figure that is the result of a whole number being multiplied by another. For example, 12 is a multiple of 2, 3, 4 and 6 because 2 x 6 = 12, and 4 x 3 = 12. It is very helpful to understand multiples because then it makes future mathematical calculations much simpler.

• How to find multiples of a number
In order to discover a multiple number you will firstly have to pick a number that you are hoping to find the multiples of. Let's focus on 3, for example. Now, if you want to find the multiples of 3 you will have to multiply the number 3 by all numbers beginning from one. Therefore you will have 3 x 1 = 3, 3 x 2 = 6, 3 x 3 = 9, 3 x 4 = 12 and so on. As you have noticed the first four numbers that are multiples of 3 are 3, 6, 9 and 12.

You could also look at it from another perspective and try and find the routes of the multiples, as demonstrated above. You can see that 12 is a multiple of 2, 3, 4 and 6 because 12 can be divided into those numbers. If we have a look at another number such as 20, we will find that 20 can be a multiple for a few numbers.

For example, 2 x 10 = 20, and 4 x 5 = 20. This indicates that 20 is a multiple of 2, 4, 5 and 10. Some people find this an easier option to choose if they are already comfortable with their multiplication tables. This way you can go think of the times tables and pick out a number or numbers that reside in more than one times table.
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The multiples  of 9 are  all numbers that can be divided by 9 so 9 itself is in.
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The multiples are 1,3,9.
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A multiple of a number is a number that has to do with a number
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Multiples  of a number  are numbers that on dividing by the given no gives remender zero...
Eg multiple of 9 are 9,18,27 etc...
And I m in a doubt that whether zero is multiple of any number opr not?
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