Factors in Real life, and calculating factor trees

Students often ask: what is the point?

Factors and factor trees are in fact both interesting and important. Use this resource to help explain why and to spark interest in those who previously have expressed no interest in maths!

The first part of this lesson answer that question through a presentation (and gives them a worksheet to complete).

They then calculate those factors with a step by step presentation (with a worksheet to complete).

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  • Factortreesexample1.png
  • Factortreesexample2.png
  • ExampleIntroductiontofactors1.png
  • ExampleIntroductiontofactors2.png
  • FactorTrees.pptx
  • IntroductiontoFactors.pptx
  • Everydayfactors.pdf
  • FactorTreeAnswers.pdf
  • FactorTreeExercises.pdf

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Created: May 31, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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