## How to find the factors of 24?

Factors of 24 can be either positive or negative. Now to calculate the factors of 24, follow the steps given below.

Step 1. Write 24.

Step 2. As 24 is the multiple of 12 and 2 thus it can be written as 12 x 2.

Step 3. 24 = 12 x 2

Step 4. As 12 can be written as a multiple of 6 and 2 thus is 6 x 2.

Step 5. Now write 6 as a multiple of 2 and 3.

Step 6. 24 = 2 x 3 x 2 x 2

Step 7. As we know that a number has 1 as well as itself as its factor so 1 and 24 are also the factors of 24.

Conclusion: Factors of 24 = 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, and 24.

### Positive factors of 24

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, and 24 are positive factors of 24.

### Negative factors of 36

-1, -2, -3, -4, -6, -8, -12, and -24 are negative factors of 24.

## What are the prime factors of 24?

As we all know that if a number is divisible by 1 and itself then it is called prime numbers and thus if the factors are divisible by 1 and itself then it is called prime factors.

### Prime factors of 24

2 and 3 are prime numbers in the list of factors of 24. Thus prime factors of 24 are 2 and 3.