### Breaking Factors into Smaller Factorsx

```Breaking Factors into
Smaller Factors
Category 1
Breaking down basic facts
2x3x4
4x3x2
6x4
3x2x6
3x3x2x2
2x2x9
6x6
2x3x3x3
3x6x3
9x3x2
6x9
2x3x8
4x2x6
6x8
2x3x2x3
3x3x4
9x2x2
9x4
4x4x2
2x8x2
2x2x2x2x2
4x8
4x3x4
2 x 2 x 12
8x3x2
2x2x3x4
12 x 4
5x2x6
5x4x3
2x2x3x5
5 x 12
5x2x4
4x5x2
2x2x5x2
8x5
Category 2
Uses the associative property to solve 1 x 2-digit multiplication problems
3x5x4
2 x 15 x 2
15 x 4
2 x 10 x 5
4x5x5
20 x 5
4 x 2 x 16
4x4x8
2x4x8x2
16 x 8
5x5x8
2 x 4 x 25
2 x 25 x 4
25 x 8
8x9x3
3 x 24 x 3
9 x 12 x 2
24 x 9
32 x 4 x 2
16 x 4 x 4
32 x 8
2 x 4 x 35
8x5x7
8 x 35
8 x 10 x 5
50 x 2 x 4
25 x 4 x 4
50 x 8
9 x 10 x 3
5x6x3x3
15 x 2 x 9
30 x 9
Category 3
Uses the associative property to solve 2 x 2-digit multiplication problems
3 x 4 x 25
5 x 12 x 5
5 x 2 x 25
12 x 25
2 x 15 x 6
5 x 12 x 3
4x5x3x3
4x5x9
12 x 15
4 x 4 x 25
8 x 2 x 25
16 x 5 x 5
16 x 25
2 x 45 x 8
5 x 16 x 9
4x5x4x9
16 x 45
6x6x3x5
6x5x3x6
4 x 15 x 9
36 x 15
2 x 12 x 3 x 5
4 x 15 x 6
24 x 5 x 3
24 x 15
2 x 15 x 4 x 3 x 3
8x5x9x3x9
24 x 5 x 9
72 x 15
6x5x7x3
9x5x2x7
7x5x2x9
18 x 35
2 x 35 x 6
12 x 5 x 7
3x4x5x7
12 x 35
```