Education Technology

Factoring Composite Numbers

Published on 08/27/2010

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will review terms associated with prime factors, as well as practice factoring into a factor tree and the prime factorization into exponent form.

Key Steps

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    In this activity, students will review terms associated with prime factors, as well as practice factoring into a factor tree and the prime factorization into exponent form.

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    Students will use division as well as the factor command to obtain the prime factors of several numbers.

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    A Frayer Model (Square) is provided at the end for the students to interact with, thus allowing the teacher to have some formative assessment information after the activity.