Prime and Powers Investigation

"Each of us has a unique DNA structure in every cell of our body. Prime Numbers are the DNA of the number system. Discover why, and solve the murder mystery . . . " Why are "Prime" numbers "prime" i.e. what"s so special about them? Why are they called the "DNA of the number system"? Using calculators, divisibility tests knowledge and perhaps some "Prime Factor Decomposition" techniques, this activity aims to find...

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