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Monday, July 30, 2012

Finding the Greatest Common Factor - Interactive Math Lesson

Lesson: Finding the Greatest Common Factor
File: Interactive flash
Grades: 5-6
Finding the Greatest Common Factor - Interactive Math LessonIn this module pupils are expected to calculate for the GCF of sets of numbers.

The greatest common factor is the largest factor that two numbers share.
There are 2 methods in finding the GCF.
1. Listing Method
2. Factorization Method


Using Listing Method:
Make a list of factors for each number and identify their GCF.
Using Prime Factorization Method:
1. Find the prime factorization of each number.
I2. dentify the common factors and multiply them.

Watch the flash presentation to better understand the lesson. Answer the questions that follow.

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