Factors and Multiples - Secondary Resources

 

Looking for favourite "rich tasks" from the NRICH collection?

These resources have been chosen because they are ideal for developing  knowledge and understanding of Factors and Multiples.

 

 

Dozens

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

This problem offers a twist on the usual way of thinking about divisibility tests.

Stars

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This problem encourages students to see the maths underpinning a situation. In this case it is the importance of factors and multiples in what is at first glance a geometrical setting.

Factors and Multiples Game

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

This game can replace standard practice exercises on finding factors and multiples.

Factors and Multiples Puzzle

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This puzzle provides an interesting context which challenges pupils to apply their knowledge of the properties of numbers.

Divisibility Tests

Age 11 to 16

This article explains various divisibility rules and why they work. An article to read with pencil and paper handy.

Sieve of Eratosthenes

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This problem offers students opportunities to explore the connection between primes and multiples.

American Billions

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This is an engaging context in which to reinforce rules of divisibility and challenge students to reason mathematically and work systematically.

Take Three from Five

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

This problem offers students the opportunity to explore properties of multiples and remainders.

Product Sudoku

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

This problem offers an engaging context in which to apply knowledge of factors, multiples and prime factor decomposition.

Factors and Multiples - More Secondary Resources

Age 11 to 16

Some extra resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.