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Prime Factors | GCSE (1-9) | Interactive Lesson

This completely interactive lesson on prime factors will give your GCSE learners ample opportunities to develop and practice their skills in prime factor decomposition.



Prime Factors is a completely interactive lesson that will give your GCSE learners ample opportunities to recall and use factors, multiples, and prime numbers to decompose prime numbers.

In this lesson, learners will be able to use the concepts and vocabulary of:

  • prime numbers;
  • factors (or divisors);
  • multiples;
  • common factors;
  • common multiples;
  • highest common factor;
  • lowest common multiple;
  • prime factors decomposition; and
  • using product notation and the unique factorization property.

This lesson follows the National curriculum requirement for key stage 4 mathematics. Teachers can use the lesson for whole-class teaching and as well as at home by learners.
There are lots of drag-and-drop activities and assessment questions with instant feedback.
The lesson contains 33 interactive pages as well as lots of differentiated activities.

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