## Investigating Factors and Multiples

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# Investigating Factors and Multiples

- Choose any pair of numbers and follow these steps:
- Find the greatest common factor (GCF) and the lowest common multiple (LCM).
- Find the product of your two original numbers.
- Find the product of the GCF and LCM.
- Compare the two products.

- Choose other pairs of numbers and repeat the steps above.
- What do you notice about the products in each case? How do you explain your results?