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The Sieve of Eratosthenes

This anicast explores various number concepts: divisibility, multiple and factor; defines prime and composite numbers, then discusses the Sieve of Eratosthenes - an ancient but simple method of finding primes.

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Anicast Information

Category: Developmental Math
Published: 23 Jan. 2007
File Size: 1.76 MB
Duration: 5 mins., 34 secs.
Player: Flash Player 8

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Episode notes...

  • Title
  • Preliminary definitions - Divisibility
  • Preliminary definitions - Multiple
  • Preliminary definitions - Factor, Factorization
  • Prime and Composite Numbers
  • The First Ten Prime Numbers
  • Complete Factorization
  • The Sieve of Eratosthenes
  • Example
  • The Sieve of Eratosthenes - Explanation
  • Prime Number Weed Out
  • Coming up next...Writing Whole Numbers as Products of Prime Factors

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