Posted by **peter** on Monday, July 5, 2010 at 9:11pm.

If x=6y, which of the following is a multiple of x?

a. 12y

b. 9y

c. 5y

d. 4y

e. 3y

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**bobpursley**, Monday, July 5, 2010 at 9:15pm
multiples are often considered whole number multipliers.

nx=n*6y

if n=2, then the first answer is right.

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**Damon**, Monday, July 5, 2010 at 9:15pm
say y =1

then x = 6

12 y = 12 which is a multiple of 6

so 12 y is a multiple of x

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