Prime numbers

Today we will explore numbers with only two factors and define these as prime numbers. We will then play a game that involves making arrays and identifying prime numbers up to 20. Our independent task to conclude the lesson will require all prime numbers up to 100 to be identified by using a range of clues based on multiples and factors.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.Which of the following pairs are NOT factor pairs for the number 48?

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Q2.During the lesson, we grouped 20 children into equal sized groups. How many different ways of did we find of grouping them equally?

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Q3.Lisa began to create her factor bug for the number 24 but was unable to complete it before the end of the lesson. How many factor pairs is she missing?

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Q4.In the image below, you can see the first 3 squared numbers. What would the 6th squared number be in the sequence?

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Q5.Which of the following is not a squared number?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following pairs are NOT factor pairs for the number 48?

1/5

Q2.During the lesson, we grouped 20 children into equal sized groups. How many different ways of did we find of grouping them equally?

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Q3.Lisa began to create her factor bug for the number 24 but was unable to complete it before the end of the lesson. How many factor pairs is she missing?

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Q4.In the image below, you can see the first 3 squared numbers. What would the 6th squared number be in the sequence?

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Q5.Which of the following is not a squared number?

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Prime Numbers Quiz

You certainly gave a PRIME example of your mathematical skills today! Well done on identifying so many prime numbers. Now it is time to demonstrate all the knowledge you acquired from today's lesson. You might find the factor slugs help you remember the key facts to remember when using prime numbers!

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Q1.1 is not a prime number because...

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Q2.Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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Q3.Which of the following numbers is NOT a prime number?

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Q4.Which of the following numbers IS a prime number?

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Q5.Read the statements below. Can you identify which one is TRUE?

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Prime Numbers Quiz

You certainly gave a PRIME example of your mathematical skills today! Well done on identifying so many prime numbers. Now it is time to demonstrate all the knowledge you acquired from today's lesson. You might find the factor slugs help you remember the key facts to remember when using prime numbers!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.1 is not a prime number because...

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Q2.Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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Q3.Which of the following numbers is NOT a prime number?

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Q4.Which of the following numbers IS a prime number?

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Q5.Read the statements below. Can you identify which one is TRUE?

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Lesson summary: Prime numbers

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