## Prime Factors: Math Games for Class and Play
A teacher or an knowledgeable adult may make students form a circle and ask them questions in turns, and whoever gets the answer wrong leaves the circle. The winner is the last student in the circle.
A teacher or an knowledgeable adult may make students form two or more
teams of equal members and ask questions in turns. When a team gets
it right,
The game is best for teachers and parents who have explained to their children that prime factor of a number are the smallest possible prime numbers you can multiply to get that number as well as taught them their prime numbers. For instance, what is the prime factor of 60? I will have to divide 60 by the smallest possible prime number completely before I can move up to the next possible prime number during the process. 60/2 = 30 (2 is the smallest prime number that can divide 60) 30/2 = 15 (2 is the smallest prime number that can divide 30) 15/3 = 5 (3 is the smallest prime number that can divide 15) 5/5 = 1 (5 is the smallest prime number that can divide 5) so the prime factors of 60 =
Find the prime factors of 8, 12, 15, 17, 20, 50, 66, 100 etc. Prime factors of a prime numbers will always be itself because nothing can divide it. |

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