# Factor polygons

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will be looking at representing factors of numbers using polygons.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of these is not a factor of 36?

12

18

6

Q2.

What do we call numbers that have exactly two factors?

Integers

Square numbers

Triangle numbers

Q3.

What type of number has an odd number of factors?

Even numbers

Odd numbers

Prime numbers

Q4.

Which of these numbers in a common factor of 12 and 18.

12

4

9

Q5.

Which of these numbers is not a common factor of 20 and 24

1

2

4

### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which of these is not a factor of 24?

2

4

8

Q2.

Why can't factors of 1 and 2 be represented as polygons?

Because there are not enough dots

Because they are no factors of numbers

Q3.

How many factor polygons can you draw for a ring of 32 dots?

5

6

7

Q4.

How many polygons can you draw for a ring of 20 dots?

3

5

6

Q5.

What is a regular polygon?

A polygon with different length sides

A shade with curved edges