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The Factor Game (i-Math Investigations)

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Author:Illuminations; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Description: An online, interactive, multimedia math investigation. The Factor Game engages students in a friendly contest in which winning strategies involve distinguishing between numbers with many factors and numbers with few factors. Students are then guided through an analysis of game strategies and introduced to the definitions of prime and composite numbers.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Multimedia, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Prime Numbers

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