Least Common Multiple: Hot Dogs and Buns

Find the least common multiple of hotdog packages and bun packages in an interactive that allows pupils to drag and drop a set of four hot dogs into a pack of six buns to find the least common multiple of the sets.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an instructional tool or have pupils practice working with the tool on their own
  • Assign the interactive to Google classroom or set up your class on CK-12 in order to keep progress of their responses
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires that all users have a free CK-12 account
  • Some of the wording in the challenge questions can be confusing; be sure to clarify or support learners in breaking down the
Pros

  • Interactive way to make visual representations for finding least common multiples
  • The last question promotes discussion and peer thinking 
Cons

  • None
Common Core