### Indices

In this lesson, we will introduce indices as a way of representing "lots of lots of".

Skip navigation# Unit Overview: Prime factor decomposition

## Lessons:

### Indices

### Prime Building Blocks

### Prime Factorisation

### Prime Deductions

### Highest common factor

### Highest common factors and prime factors

### Lowest common multiple

### Lowest common multiple and prime factors

8 lessons

In this lesson, we will introduce indices as a way of representing "lots of lots of".

In this lesson, we will "build" numbers by considering their products and factors. We will also rewrite numbers as a product of factors in different ways.

In this lesson, we will investigate how to write a number as a product of its prime factors. We investigate the concept of prime factorisation

In this lesson, we will use our knowledge of prime factorisation to deduce the factors of numbers.

In this lesson, we will revisit factors and learn about highest common factors.

In this lesson, we will use venn diagrams to sort prime factors and to help in identifying highest common factors.

In this lesson, we will learn to calculate the lowest common multiple through listing the multiples of a number.

In this lesson, we will use prime factorisation to identify common multiples and the lowest common multiple. We will also use Venn diagrams to sort prime factors.

Units in Maths

- Numbers and numerals
- Axioms and arrays
- Factors and multiples
- Order of operations
- Positive and negative numbers
- Expressions, equations and inequalities
- Angles
- Classifying 2-D shapes
- Constructing triangles and quadrilaterals
- Coordinates
- Area of 2-D shapes
- Transforming 2-D figures
- Prime factor decomposition
- Conceptualising and comparing fractions
- Manipulating and calculating with fractions
- Ratio
- Percentages
- Different number systems
- Sequences
- Forming and solving equations
- Forming and solving inequalities
- Linear graphs
- Accuracy and estimation
- Algebra and problem solving
- Ratio (8.6a)
- Ratio, real life graphs, and rates of change
- Direct and indirect proportion
- Univariate data
- Bivariate data
- Famous maths problems
- Angles and parallel lines
- Angles in polygons
- Bearings
- Volume and surface area of prisms
- Area review
- Circles
- FDP review (9.1a)
- Probability
- Sets and Venn Diagrams
- Solving linear simultaneous equations algebraically
- Solving linear simultaneous equations graphically
- Angle review (9.5a)
- Constructions, congruence, and loci
- Pythagoras's theorem
- Famous maths problems
- Ratio review (9.7a)
- Similarity and enlargement
- Surds and trigonometry
- Quadratic expressions (9.9)
- Quadratic equations (9.10)
- Indices and standard form
- Growth and decay
- Finance

- Doubling and halving
- Addition and subtraction within 10
- Exploring calculation strategies within 20
- Money
- Measures
- 2-D shape, perimeter and area
- Numbers to 50
- Manipulating and calculating with fractions
- Fractions
- Fractions and decimals
- Conceptualising and comparing fractions
- Numbers 50 to 100 and beyond
- Reasoning with large whole numbers
- Converting units of measure
- Numbers to 10
- Solving measure and money problems
- Addition and subtraction within 20
- Addition and subtraction (applying strategies)
- Numbers within 1000
- Place value
- Problem solving with integer addition and subtraction
- Volume
- Positive and negative numbers
- Numbers within 10
- Numbers within 15
- Addition and subtraction within 20
- Measures (1): Length and mass
- Measures (2): Capacity and volume
- Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers
- Fractions
- Multiplication and division
- Multiplication and division
- Axioms and arrays
- Prime factor decomposition
- Indices and standard form
- Time
- Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers (regrouping and adjusting)
- Area and perimeter
- Numbers and numerals
- Percentages
- Fractions
- Measures: Length
- Numbers beyond 20
- Time
- Securing multiplication facts
- Addition and subtraction within 10
- Measures: Mass
- Number sense and exploring calculation strategies
- Addition and subtraction
- Securing multiplication and division
- Position and Direction
- Pattern and Early Number
- Addition and subtraction word problems
- Fractions
- Decimals
- Multiplication and division: 3 and 4
- Multiplication and division: 2, 5 and 10
- Measures: Capacity and volume
- Addition and subtraction
- Extending calculation strategies and additive reasoning
- Deriving multiplication and division facts
- Calculating with whole numbers and decimals
- Integers & Decimals
- Multiplication and division
- Grouping and Sharing
- Surds and trigonometry
- Numbers within 6
- Numbers within 100
- Exploring calculation strategies
- Time
- Exploring calculation strategies and place value
- Multiplication and division
- Factors and multiples
- Graphs
- Graphs
- Reasoning with 4-digit numbers
- Reasoning with patterns and sequences
- Calculation problems
- Numbers within 20
- Money
- Multiplication and division
- Fractions, decimals and percentages
- Decimals and measures
- Early Mathematical Experiences
- Order of operations
- Depth of numbers within 20
- Numbers to 20
- Addition and subtraction within 20 (comparison)
- Addition and subtraction within 6
- Accuracy and estimation
- Money
- Length and perimeter
- Fractions
- Fractions
- Problem solving with whole numbers and decimals