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Monomial Greatest Common Factor
Sal explains that the greatest common factor of any number is the largest number divisible into both monomials and not necessarily the number with greatest value. He breaks down two numbers into their prime factors as a product of its primes then identifies the GCF of greatest common factor.
3 mins 9th - 11th Math 7 Views 17 Downloads
Greatest Common Factor Lesson
Here is a unique approach: youngsters use a Venn diagram to identify the greatest common factors of two numbers. This would be a good way to review the concept once they have been exposed to this topic. It includes sample problems that can make this process easier to understand.
5th - 7th Math 32 Views 138 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 2
Danielle needs help figuring out how to evenly package the cookies she baked for her friends. Using the number of oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies she baked, young mathematicians must apply their understanding of greatest common factors to determine how many containers she will need based on her packaging requirements.
4th - 6th Math 5 Views 7 Downloads
Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 3
Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of greatest common factors in order to help Maya prepare for her party. Given the number of blue, white, and green balloons Maya has for decorations, students must determine the most arrangements that can be made so that each one includes the same number of each color.
4th - 6th Math 9 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Factors and Multiples - Grade Six
Learners complete activities to practice identifying greatest common factors and least common multiples. They will use real-world problems to practice with. The lesson plan provides problems and a well-written outline to use when teaching these skills as well as a variety of worksheets that you can assign.
5th - 7th Math 86 Views 730 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Smart Cookie Factors
Learners examine the concept of finding the greatest common factor. They complete number of activities as they practice identifying prime and composite numbers. Pupils apply rules of divisibility and find the greatest common factor while completing worksheets.
4th - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 302 Downloads
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Two Numbers by Listing Their Factors?
Greatest common factor, least common multiple, prime factorization, multiples, factors, oh my! The instructor in this video shows how to make different lists of factors to find the greatest common factor. So take a peak and see how to organize solving this problem.
6 mins 5th - 8th Math 6 Views 6 Downloads
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor If There are No Common Factors?
Use prime factorization to find the greatest common factor of three given values. Okay. But what if there doesn't seem to be any integer that is common in all three given values? Well, then, the greatest common factor must be 1. Not sure what that means?
3 mins 6th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
How Do You Factor a Greatest Common Factor Out of an Expression?
What is the greatest common factor of two terms in an expression? First prime factor each of the terms. Then find the factors that they have in common. Multiply if needed. That is how to find the greatest common factor. Watch the video and see for yourself.
5 mins 6th - 9th Math 3 Views 1 Download
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Two Numbers Using Prime Factorization?
Here's a quick review on how to use a prime factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. This is one of the simplest ways to find the greatest common factor. So watch this video to get a refresher on how to do prime factorization.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Monomials?
Use prime factorization to find the greatest common factor of four given values. What are the factors that all four given values have in common? Identify them, and then multiply together to get the greatest common factor. Just like that. Watch this video to see how it's done.
4 mins 7th - 9th Math 3 Views 1 Download
How Do You Find the Greatest Common Factor of Three Numbers?
Use prime factorization to find the greatest common factor of three given values. What are the factors that all three given numbers have in common? Identify them, and then multiply together to get the greatest common factor. Just like that.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Greatest Common Factor
These multiples share a few factors, but which one is the greatest? Scholars list the factors for various number pairs, first just indicating common factors. Next, they do the same but write down the greatest common factor. Finally, there are two sets asking mathematicians to find the GCF between three numbers.
3rd - 5th Math 25 Views 44 Downloads
How Do You Factor a Common Factor Out Of a Difference of Squares?
How do you know that a binomial can be factored using the difference of squares? First try finding the greatest common factor and pulling that out. Then take a look at what is left. Are the coefficients perfect squares? Then it could be a difference of squares.
4 mins 8th - 9th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Let's Do Summagic
Put out by Texas instruments, this instructional activity teaches learners to add lists of numbers using the distributive property. A TI-73 calculator is needed to a complete a series of worksheets and activities focused on Greatest Common Factor, like terms, coefficients, and the distributive property.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 114 Downloads
How Do You Factor the Greatest Common Factor out of a Polynomial?
There are four terms in this polynomial. Find the greatest common factor. Remember to prime factor the number values to help find the GFC. Then rewrite the polynomial in simplest form. Not sure about this skill, then watch the instructor illustrate this step-by-step process.
4 mins 7th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Study Jams! Greatest Common Factor
When one method isn't enough to teach GCF, try two! This interactive webpage introduces factors and the prime factor tree to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. After the lesson, have learners click to try the two examples with the method of their choice.
5th - 8th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Factors and Prime Factors
Show the class how to find the factors of numbers. They use a variety of strategies, including unifix cubes, to find the factors of a whole number. This resource includes clear procedure to follow. Included are an anticipatory set, materials list, and a link to a printable homework page.
4th - 6th Math 76 Views 749 Downloads
Find GCF by Listing Factor Pairs
Make some treat bags for the class by finding out how many treats go in each bag with the greatest common factor. The video goes step by step to find out the total amount of bags they can use. The method lists all factor pairs, not just factors to find common numbers.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Word Problem - GCF
Using a word problem, the narrator helps describe how to find the greatest common factor. Not only does she explore the ways to identify the greatest common factor, she also shows how to determine when a math problem is asking for this information.
3 mins 4th - 5th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable