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Title Beaded Factors
Description Students use the bead patterns in Proportion Playground to discover how factors, and specifically the GCF, are related to the patterns possible.
Subject Mathematics
Level K-5, Middle School
Type Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords GCF, LCM, factors, multiples
Simulation(s) Proportion Playground (HTML5)


Author(s) Heather Politi
Contact Email heather.politi@bvsd.org
School / Organization BVSD
Date submitted 6/8/18
Date updated 6/8/18