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Looking for a good presentation on multiples, least common multiples, and factoring? This one's for you! In it, youngsters are coached on the main techniques used in these mathematical processes. There are tons of practice opportunities, and good explanations are made for the reasoning behind the correct answers. The final few slides get into prime factorization. An outstanding presentation!
Give students detailed instructions on how to find the Least Common Multiple as well as practice with this thorough introductory instructional activity. Instructions for this instructional activity include an explanation of both guess and check as well as prime factorization method as ways of finding a LCM for two numbers. Additionally the practice section provides eight multiple choice problems which can be completed as a instructional activity or an interactive online quiz.
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.
Learners are asked to find multiples and common multiples of two numbers. They must take their findings and find a pattern between the numbers and explain their reasoning. Use this resource with The Florist Shop activity in this series to practice finding common multiples.
Sixth graders review the concept of multiples and least common multiple. They participate in a teacher led class discussion on recognizing multiples of a number, and the process to determine least common multiple. The students conclude the lesson plan by playing games to reinforce skills.
Cover the least common multiple with this tutorial. A decent video that shows the steps necessary for finding the least common multiple among 3 numbers, this resource could prove useful in or out of class. You might give this to learners to use as a reference while they complete homework, or show it in class to complement your lesson.
Seventh graders examine Prime Factorizations, Multiples, and Factors. In this prime number, factorization, and multiples lesson, 7th graders identify greatest common factors and least common multiples. Students use problem solving skills to explore prime numbers, multiples and factorization.