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Description:

This Java applet presents a composite number, and prompts you to factor it -- one step at a time. Enter one factor, prime or another composite; the applet calculates the remaining factor, and branches two boxes below any composite factor so that you may proceed factoring until you obtain the full factorization into primes, which the applet colors in green. Click the "Repeat problem" button to see that different factor trees for a given number still result in the same prime factorization.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Grade 3,Number and operations,Make use of structure,NSDL,Prime numbers,Factors,Grade 5,Grade 4,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160550610T,Engineering,Elementary School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Number concepts,Practice Standards,Education,Arithmetic

Language:

English

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