**Multiples**

A **multiple** is the result or what we get if we multiply a given number by a counting or natural number.

Remember, the counting or natural numbers can be expressed in a set as,

\left\{ {\,1,\,\,2,\,\,3,\,\,4,\,\,5,\,\,6,\,\,...\,} \right\}For example, write the first five multiples of 2.

2 \times 1=2

2 \times 2=4

2 \times 3=6

2 \times 4=8

2 \times 5=10