Grade 5

Read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage them to think of creative ways to answer the question.

A certain multiple of 10 can be partitioned into equal groups in many ways. What can you say about its factors?

- If the number is 100, it can be divided into equal groups of 2, 50, 4, 25, 5, 20, or 10, or it can stay as a group of 100.
- If the number is 60, the groups could have 2, 30, 3, 20, 4, 15, 5, 12, 6, or 10 members, or it stay as one group of 60.
- Any multiple of 10 can be divided up into equal groups of 10, 2, and 5.

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