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NUMB3RS - Season 1 - "Prime Suspect" - Prime Time

Published on 11/17/2006

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will explore Goldbach's conjecture. Goldbach's conjecture states that any even number greater than 4 can be written as the sum of two odd prime numbers (for example, 12 = 5 + 7).

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore Web sites and questions from the Extensions Page.