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Content description VCMNA238

Mathematics / Level 7 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value
Content description
Investigate index notation and represent whole numbers as products of powers of prime numbers
Elaborations
  1. defining and comparing prime and composite numbers and explaining the difference between them
  2. applying knowledge of factors to strategies for expressing whole numbers as products of powers of prime factors, such as repeated division by prime factors or creating factor trees
  3. solving problems involving lowest common multiples and greatest common divisors (highest common factors) for pairs of whole numbers by comparing their prime factorisation
Code
VCMNA238
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