Thursday, 14 January 2016

14 Jan 2016: Key things we do today...

What we did/ discussed today:
  • Revisit what a prime number and a composite number is.
  • We looked closer to the presentation of working when carrying out prime factorisation using each method.
  • How to tell, from the index notation, if a number is a perfect square or not; which could be extended to others (e.g. perfect cubes)
  • How prime factorisation could be used to find square root of a number, which could be extended to other "roots"
Things to follow-up:

Homework

Assignment 1.1
  • Complete the questions (Tier A, Tier B, Tier C) in the spaces provided.
  • You may attempt Tier B and Tier C in writing papers, and staple at the back of the handout (Assignment 1.1)
  • Deadline for submission: Monday 17 January 2016 [in class]

1 comment:

  1. a mixed number cannot be a odd or even as the odd or even concept on comes in when the number is a whole number. since an odd number is the number between two even whole numbers, a mixed number is not between two even whole number, mixed numbers cannot be odd.

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