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Divisibility Rules
Applying what they know about divisibility rules will make these problems more accessible to students.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 7: Number Theory
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   FAQ: Divisibility Rules
NCTM Standards:
   Number and Operations Standard for Grades 6-8

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Counting Chicken Wings - Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Figure out how many wings are in the Biggest Bucket O' Wings. ... more>>

Divisible by a Dozen - Terry Trotter & Annie Fetter
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. If you take any three consecutive integers, multiply the first times the square of the second, then multiply by the third, is 12 a factor of the product? ... more>>

Kate's Combination - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find Kate's locker combination using mathematical clues. Is there more than one possibility? ... more>>

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