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Products and factors
Using this prompt allows students to explore their understanding of factors and multiples and in particular highest common factors and lowest common multiples. These concepts are particularly useful to explore when beginning to deal with fractions with different denominators. The resource includes classroom examples, teacher notes and guided questions.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||factor, multiple, hcf, lcm|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Algebra|
|Topics||Integers, Multiples, factors and powers, Properties of number|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA149 Investigate index notation and represent whole numbers as products of powers of prime numbers
|National numeracy learning progression||
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