What is a FACTOR?

Factors are numbers that divide equally into a larger number. For example, the factors of 24 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 & 24.

How can learning what a factor is help us when working on fractions?

You will be making a factor tree for one of the following numbers. Ensure you find all of the numbers factors.

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You will need to complete your factor tree in your books first. After you have practised in your book, you will be able to design a factor tree by using coloured paper.

Below is a image of a factor tree that you can use to help you structure your own factor tree.

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