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Basic Mathematics Series - InSights E-Books
Prime and Composite Numbers (BMS-EB2)

 Download: \$4.95 On CD: \$6.95 (plus shipping)   This e-book covers definitions, examples for each of the concepts that show how to use them in everyday situations. Problems for the reader to work, with complete solutions are provided. Many of the most important aspects of prime and composite numbers are covered.

(Guaranteed to be virus free.) Topics Covered:
• Divisibility of whole numbers
• Multiples of whole numbers
• Factors
• Factoring
• How to find whole numbers that divide another
• How to find multiples of a whole number
• How to find factor pairs of a whole number
• Divisibility rules
• Divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 20, 22, 24, 25, 30, 33 and 36
• Divisibility of odd numbers
• How to apply the divisibility rules to determine if one number is divisible by another
• Prime and composite numbers
• Underlining the composite numbers in a sequence of whole numbers
• The Sieve of Eratosthenes
• How to use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find all of the prime numbers under 100
• Investigating why the Sieve of Eratosthenes works
• Balance in factor pairs
• The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic
• The power of a number
• Exponents
• Completely factored whole numbers
• How to write a given number as a product of prime numbers
• How to completely factor a sequence of numbers and write them as products of their prime factors using exponential notation
• How to factor large numbers and find primes
• Circling the primes in a set of whole numbers
• How to use the Sieve of Eratosthenes and a prime number chart to reduce a fraction to lowest terms
• How to find a prime number larger than a specified large number
• Solutions of exercises
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Fundamentals (BMS-CF1-E)
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