Multiples of 3

Some of the multiples of include

6

18

21

300

60

All numbers which can be divided or is a product of 3 is a multiple of 3. The multiples are also called factors and it depends on their use in the equation too.

What is a Multiples of 3?

Any number that can be denoted in the form 3n where n is an integer is a multiple of 3. So if two values p and q are there, we say that q is a multiple of p if q = np for some integer n.

For example, 9, 21, 12 and 36 are all multiples of 3 for the following reasons

12

=

3

x

3

15

=

3

x

5

9

=

3

x

3

23

=

3

x

8

These values are called as multiples as these values are obtained by adding or subtracting original value many times.

The multiples of 3

Multiplication:

Multiples of 3:

3 x 1

3

3 x 2

6

3 x 3

9

3 x 4

12

3 x 5

15

3 x 6

18

3 x 7

21

3 x 8

24

3 x 9

27

3 x 10

30

3 x 11

33

3 x 12

36

3 x 13

39

3 x 14

42

3 x 15

45

3 x 16

48

3 x 17

51

3 x 18

54

3 x 19

57

3 x 20

60

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Practise This Question

10(2n1)+1 is divisible by