Expressing Composite Numbers as a Product of Prime Numbers

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Skill:

Write numbers using prime factorization.

Expressing Composite Numbers as a Product of Prime Numbers

Investigate how prime numbers multiply to form composite numbers.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question

Usually prime factors of a number do not include 1. Why do you think that is?

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