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Arrays: Factor Families

Added: 09 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Make equal rows and columns to explore how numbers can be broken up into factors. For example, the number 24 can be expressed as 12x2 or 2x12, and therefore, it can be divided equally using its factors 12 and 2.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Number

Strand unit: Number Theory

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify common factors and multiples
  • identify factors and multiples
  • write whole numbers in exponential form

Suggestions for use: Use as a whole class demonstration on Interactive Whiteboard for introducing factors

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Collection: Primary Source
  • Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
  • Cost: No
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