The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic


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Which of the following numbers is a prime number?

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1. What is the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic?

2. Which prime numbers would you multiply to get 30?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic may sound complex, it is really fairly simple to understand, if you have a firm understanding of prime numbers and prime factorization. Use this short assessment to test your knowledge and skills regarding prime numbers and prime factorization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • What prime numbers are
  • The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic
  • Prime factors and your skills finding them

Skills Practiced

This assessment will also test the following abilities:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of prime numbers
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to find the prime factors of numbers

Additional Learning

For a brief, yet effective, review of the material covered in the assessment, study the lesson The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic. Use this lesson to improve your understanding of:

  • The definition of a prime number
  • How to find the prime factors of numbers
  • The use of factor trees to find the factors of large numbers