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6th Grade Math: Unit 1: Prime Time

Essential Questions

What do factors and multiples of numbers tell me about a situation?

Why are some whole numbers more “useful” than others? How can I make use of the structure of a number?

How can two expressions have the same value even if they are written in different ways?

What are my responsibilities when working with others in math class?

Toolkits Completed:

1. Thinking about factors

Math Language


proper factor

prime number

composite number


prime factorization