Factors of an Integer

4Factors of an Integer
Factors of an Integer
Factors of an Integer
Factors of an Integer

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Factors of an Integer

The start of the lesson involves organising integers within a Venn diagram according to their number properties.   Students build on this in the development phase by considering the factors of an integer using a times table grid and then mental methods.   The application of calculating factors extends their learning later in the lesson by derivation of Primes and Square Numbers.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate the factors of an integer using a times table grid.
  • Most students should be able to calculate the factors of an integer using mental methods.
  • Some students should be able to discover the first ten prime and square numbers by considering their factors.
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