5th grade
posted by LEXI .
MS. SUE***WHAT IS A FACTOR?

what is a factor? and can you give me an example

A factor is a number that is multiplied by another number to produce a product.
Example: 2 and 5 are factors of 10.
Check this definition for other definitions.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/factor 
a factor is 1 of two numbers multiplied to get the product.