This problem reinforces a learner's understanding of factors and multiples. Students are presented with the hundred grid or parts of the grid where specific numbers have been shaded and must find out which factors have been chosen in order to produce the shading. A link to a spreadsheet which shades the squares according to the chosen factors, can be used by students to check their hypotheses. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, and ideas for extension and support.


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