Welcome to the Multiples of 72 page. Here we will first teach you everything you will ever need to know about the multiples of 72, and then give you a study guide summary of everything we taught you to make sure you remember it all. Use this page to look up facts and learn information about the multiples of 72. This page will make you a multiples of seventy-two expert!
Definition of Multiples of 72
Multiples of 72 are all the numbers that when divided by 72 equal an integer. Each of the multiples of 72 are called a multiple. A multiple of 72 is created by multiplying 72 by an integer.
Therefore, to create a list of multiples of 72, you start with 1 multiplied by 72, then 2 multiplied by 72, then 3 multiplied by 72, and so on for as long as you want. Thus, the list of the first five multiples of 72 is 72, 144, 216, 288, and 360. To see a larger list of multiples of 72, see the printable image of Multiples of 72 further down on this page. We also have a category where you can choose any nth multiple of 72.
Least Common Multiple of 72 and ...
A Least Common Multiple (LCM) is the lowest multiple that two or more numbers have in common. This is also called the smallest common multiple or lowest common multiple and is useful to know when you are adding our subtracting fractions. Enter one or more numbers below (72 is already entered) to find the LCM.
Check out our LCM Calculator if you need more details about the Least Common Multiple or if you need the LCM for different numbers for adding and subtraction fractions.
Multiples of 72 vs Factors of 72
72 is a multiple of 72 and a factor of 72, but that is where the similarities end. All postive multiples of 72 are 72 or greater than 72. All positive factors of 72 are 72 or less than 72.
Below is the beginning list of multiples of 72 and the factors of 72 so you can compare:
Multiples of 72: 72, 144, 216, 288, 360, etc.
Factors of 72: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72
As you can see, the multiples of 72 are all the numbers that you can divide by 72 to get a whole number. The factors of 72, on the other hand, are all the whole numbers that you can multiply by another whole number to get 72.
It's also interesting to note that if a number (x) is a factor of 72, then 72 will also be a multiple of that number (x).
Multiples of 72 vs Divisors of 72
The divisors of 72 are all the integers that 72 can be divided by evenly. Below is a list of the divisors of 72.
Divisors of 72: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72
The interesting thing to note here is that if you take any multiple of 72 and divide it by a divisor of 72, you will see that the quotient is an integer.
Multiples of 72 Table
Below is an image of the first 100 multiples of 72 in a table. The table is in chronological order, column by column. The first column has the first ten multiples of 72, the second column has the next ten multiples of 72, and so on.
The Multiples of 72 Table is also referred to as the 72 Times Table or Times Table of 72. You are welcome to print out our table for your studies.
Negative Multiples of 72
Although not often discussed or needed in math, it is worth mentioning that you can make a list of negative multiples of 72 by multiplying 72 by -1, then by -2, then by -3, and so on, to get the following list of negative multiples of 72:
-72, -144, -216, -288, -360, etc.
Multiples of 72 Summary
Below is a summary of important Multiples of 72 facts that we have discussed on this page. To retain the knowledge on this page, we recommend that you read through the summary and explain to yourself or a study partner why they hold true.
There are an infinite number of multiples of 72.
A multiple of 72 divided by 72 will equal a whole number.
72 divided by a factor of 72 equals a divisor of 72.
The nth multiple of 72 is n times 72.
The largest factor of 72 is equal to the first positive multiple of 72.
72 is a multiple of every factor of 72.
72 is a multiple of 72.
A multiple of 72 divided by a divisor of 72 equals an integer.
72 divided by a divisor of 72 equals a factor of 72.
Any integer times 72 will equal a multiple of 72.
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