The Factor Game

Factors of any other color are not mine. Pairs play a game identifying proper factors of chosen numbers. Pupils develop a strategy for playing the game and when they can choose a prime number.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use different-sized game boards to create either larger or smaller sets of factors
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should understand factors
  • Individuals must have a basic understanding of prime and composite numbers
Pros

  • Includes an applet to play the game against a computer
  • Contains an answer key
Cons

  • None
Common Core