In Games and warm-ups, Number and Algebra

The number ’24’ is a big favorite with many mathematicians as it has so many sets of factors, compared with many other two digit whole numbers.

The game ‘Factor 24’ explores the factors of this versatile whole number, but also encourages players to use flexible number strategies to compose factors of 24 using addition.

You’ll simply need a pack of ordinary playing cards (with the Jokers and Kings removed), and 2 to 4 players.

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