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Factors
These problems provide practice with finding and using factors when solving problems. Problems may include the concepts of prime factorization and greatest common factor.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 4: Number Theory
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   FAQ: Learning to Factor
NCTM Standards:
   Number and Operations Standard for Grades 3-5

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Assembly Seating - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. What is Ben's plan for arranging chairs for the school assembly? ... more>>

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Football Fanfare - Suzanne Alejandre and Kristina Lasher
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In Their Prime - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use the clues about multiples and primes to figure out how old Jonathan and Hazel are. ... more>>

A Jar of Coins - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use fraction clues to discover how many pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters I have in my jar. ... more>>

Jellybean Fractions - Lisa Lavelle
Elementary, difficulty level 2. Determine good and bad choices in playing the Jellybean Fractions Game. ... more>>

Jellybean Rectangles - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Have fun figuring out strategy in the Jellybean Rectangle game. ... more>>

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Mr. Lincoln's Line * - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out who's wearing glasses and carrying lunch boxes in Mr. Lincoln's lunch line. ... more>>

Nova Scotia Quilt - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use the area of a rectangular bed quilt to determine its dimensions. ... more>>

Puzzling Puzzle Pieces - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Explore the ways 108 puzzle pieces can be arranged. ... more>>

Rabbit's Run - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Help Regina develop options for building her rabbit's run. ... more>>

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Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How old will Alana be when her mother is three times Alana's age? ... more>>

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Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many shells does Marcia have in her collection? ... more>>

Summer Shoe Leftovers - Teaching the Young Learner Group
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Determine which of the leftover shoes might satisfy three shoppers' needs. ... more>>

Toys To Go - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Sam determine the sale price of scooters at the toy store. ... more>>

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