Investigating LCM and GCF Using Rods
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|Margo Lynn Mankus|
|The objective of the lesson plan Investigating LCM and GCF Using Rods is to look at the Least Common Multiple (LCM) and Greatest Common Factor (GCF) from "hands-on" pattern-building to using set theory. With teachers as the intended audience, the activity relates the use of manipulatives with the more formal use of sets in number theory.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Division, Multiplication, Patterns/Relationships, Set Theory|
|Math Ed Topics:||Manipulatives, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques|
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