Sydney Schmitt

24 is Composite

24 is composite because it can be multiplied by more then one and its self. It can be multiplied by 1x24, 2x12 ,3x8, and 4x6.

24's factors

24's factors are: 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24. All of these numbers can be multiplied by each other to equal 24. The factors should never be higher then the number you are dealing with. It should equal the number you are talking about.

Factor Tree

24's factor tree


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2 12


2 6


2 3

number sentence:2x2x2x3

24's factor tree can have any of its factors in it as long as you can take that number times another number to equal 24. (example: 2x12=24, nxn=24)

Fun Facts

  • Kobe Bryant's basketball number
  • a tv show called "$24 in 24"
  • 24 hours in a day
  • 24 carats in some diamonds
  • The 24th is the day before Christmas

Least Common Multiple

24's least common multiple with 12 and 24. The first 4 multiples of 12 is: 12, 24, 36, 48.The first 4 multiples of 24 is: 24, 48, 62, 76. So the least common multiple is 24 because that is the first number that is the same with 12 and 24.

Greatest Common Factor

24's factors are:1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24
12's factors are:1,2,3,4,6,12
So when you look at all of these multiples I have to find the Greatest Common Factor, or the biggest, witch is 12. So that means 12 is the greatest common factor because 12 is the biggest factor they have in common.


24 is even because if you count by twos then you will land on 24. We also knows it's even because it ends in a 4. An even number has to end in a 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8.

Rectangles Formed by 24

Sam wanted to rearrange 24 desks into a rectangle or a square. He is trying to figure out what ways he can put the desks. You can either put them in a 1x24, 24x1, 2x12, 12x2, 3x8, 8x3, 4x6, or a 6x4 arrangement.


24 is not a square number because you can't take numbers that are the same to equal 24.