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Factor Trees

Create factor trees to find the prime factors of the given numbers.

Instructions Sieve HCF LCM Challenge More Factors

Type whole numbers greater than one into the circles that multiply together to give the number in the circle above them. Each branch of the tree will eventually end in a prime number. You can read the full instructions for more information about this activity.

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Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly.

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