Number Factor converter

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Factors are

Factors of 20 =1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 20

Factors of 25 =1, 5, 25

The real common factors of 20,25 is 1, 5





Solution

Converting factors of 20,25

Factors are numbers that can divide without remainder.

Factors of 20

20/1 = 20         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 1
20/2 = 10         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 2
20/4 = 5         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 4
20/5 = 4         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 5
20/10 = 2         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 10
20/20 = 1         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 20

Factors of 25

25/1 = 25         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 1
25/5 = 5         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 5
25/25 = 1         gives remainder 0 and so are divisible by 25



We get factors of 20,25 numbers by finding numbers that can divide 20,25 without remainder or alternatively numbers that can multiply together to equal the target number being converted.

In considering numbers than can divide 20,25 without remainders. So we start with 1, then check 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, etc and 20,25

Getting factors is done by dividing 20,25 with numbers lower to it in value to find the one that will not leave remainder. Numbers that divide without remainders are the factors.

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