Education Technology

The Factor Game

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, the teacher and students play a game which involves identifying the factors of a number.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems
  • Use factors, multiples, prime factorization, and relatively prime numbers to solve problems
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary