Primes and Powers Investigation

 teachMathematics: Primes and Powers Investigation

The aim is for students to appreciate that the words used in mathematics (though they don’t usually believe it!) are there to try and help them to understand what the subject is all about. The activity aims to lead students to understand that they are called prime numbers, because just like in every day language, prime means, "the daddy"s" (or the "mummy"s"!) e.g. Prime Minister, Prime Time TV etc. Prime numbers...

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