You will likely need to deal with the concept of multiples on the SAT test, especially the least common multiple. A multiple is any integer that can be evenly divided by another integer. For example, 18 can be evenly divided by 9, 6 and 3, so 18 is a multiple of 9, 6 and 3.
Any integer that divides into another integer evenly is a factor. For example, 3 and 2 are factors of 6, 12, 18, etc. The number 16 has 2, 4 and 8 as factors. The number is always a factor of itself. The number one is a factor for all whole numbers.
To quickly find the total list of factors for a given number, start with 1 and the number itself and then work your way up until you start repeating numbers. For example, to factor 36:
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This module is an overview of the SAT math section. Other modules in the TestSherpa Free SAT Prep Lab will cover these topics in much greater detail. You will be entirely familiar with the SAT math section – overviews, test taking techniques, scoring strategies and of course, essential math concepts. In fact, after taking the TestSherpa SAT preparation course, you may know more about math than anyone in your class. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone what a math geek you will become.