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Multiples

The multiples of a number are those numbers that it will divide into exactly.

For example, the multiples of 5 are 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30,....

The multiples of 7 are 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42,....

Remember: Multiples are like times tables.

1 × 5 = 5, 2 × 5 = 10, 3 × 5 = 15, 4 × 5 = 20.
Therefore, the multiples of 5 are 5, 10, 15, 20,....

Question

What are the first five multiples of 11?

Answer

11, 22, 33, 44, and 55

Remember that the first multiple is always the number itself.

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