# Prime Number Challenge for Maths Students - Proving a Number is Prime -

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## Summary: When dealing with smallish numbers there is an easy way to explore if a number is prime or not.

 Prime Numbers If you use blocks to model numbers you will find that the blocks can be arranged into a variety of different rectangles. Take 12 for example. Prime numbers can only be arranged into a rectangle that is a single line. Test this statement to see if it is true and then explain why this is so? Can you now write your own prime numbers law? A number is prime if it cannot… NB This Prime Number Math Wall Poster has had a rather significant update since I first made it c. 2004. Click on the image above to grab the new one of click the links below for the 'vintage' version hehehe Prime Number Challenge - Word Version Prime Number Challenge - Acrobat Version This poster can be added to your Math Vocabulary Display as a form of Math Help reference material :) More Cool Math Games
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