prime factors

This math lesson aims to guide the child on how to find the prime factors of a number.

What is a prime number?
A prime number is a number that can only be made by multiplying itself by number 1. For example, 7 is a prime number. It can only be made by multiplying 7 with 1. In other words, a prime number is a number that can only be divided evenly by itself and 1.

This video guides the child to break down a number into its prime factors, using pegs. Allow the child to explore this practical method for an easy understanding of the prime factors.

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Video Created by: Justine McNeilly


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