Did you know there is only one multiple of 8 in the subsequent tens, except when the units place is a zero (40 and 80 are an example)? However, multiples of 8 follow a pattern of 8, 6, 4, 2, 0 in the unit's place.In this mini-lesson, we will calculate the multiples of 8and learn interesting facts about these multiples.

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First five multiples of 8: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40Prime factorization of 8: 8= 2 × 2× 2 = 23
1.What Are the Multiples of 8?
2.First 30 Multiples of 8
3.Important Notes
4.FAQs on Multiples of 8
5.Challenging Questions

Do you remember the multiplicationtables? Let us see how it helps us understand the meaning of multiples while we list the first five multiples of the number 8.

The first five multiples of 8are 8, 16, 24, 32, and 40. You can see that the multiples of 8are in the table of 8.The multiples of 8 are all the numbers that result from the multiplication of 8 by another whole number orinteger. Basically,a sequencegoes on where the numbers are of the form 8nand thedifference between each succeeding number and the preceding number is 8.


Any number that can be ofthe form 8nwhere nis a natural number, is a multiple of 8.Multiple of 8 = 8n(wherenis any natural number). We can also use divisionto find out if a number is a multipleof another. For example, 80÷ 8 = 10signifies 80 is a multiple of 8.

Here are the first 30 multiples of 8:


To understand the concept of finding multiples, let us take a few more examples.

Important Notes:

The firstand smallest multiple of any number is the number itself.Every multiple of a number is greater than or equal to the number itself.If a number is a multiple of another, it will divide exactly, not leaving any remainder.

Challenging Questions:

I am a multiple of 8 as well as a multiple of 9.As far as my position is concerned, I come between 200 and 300. Guess which number am I?I am a multiple of 8, 9, and 15.I am greater than 300 but less than 400.Guess which number am I?

Example 1:Four friends Ria, Joe, Sam, and Tom decided to pluck flowers from the garden in the order of the first four multiples of 8 respectively. Can you list the number of flowers that each of them plucked as a series of the first four multiples of 8?


The first 4 multiples of 8are 8, 16, 24, and 32. Thus, Ria plucked 8flowers.Joe plucked 16flowers.Sam plucked 24flowers.Tom plucked 32flowers.

Hence, Ria, Joe, Sam, and Tom plucked8, 16, 24, and 32 flowers respectively.

Example 3:Noah attends music classes which are scheduled onceevery eight days. Starting from the 8thof October, he marked thosedates on the calendar. Write down the dates he willmark for his upcoming classes that will bescheduled in the month of October.

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As per the schedule from 8th October, Noahwill attend his classes as per the multiples of 8. Multiples of 8 are8, 16, 24, and so on. In the month of October, there are 31 days.Hence, Noah will attend music classes on 16th October and 24th October after 8th October.

Example 4:A gardener planted 8 rose bushes in the first week. The next week he added 8 more rose bushes. He continued to do the same until the 4th week. How many bushes did he plant bythe end of the fourth week? Which series of multiples is being followed here?


We know that the gardener planted 8 busheseveryweek.Hence, by the end of the fourth week, he planted 32 bushes (8 × 4 = 32)