This is a level 3 number activity from the Figure It Out series. It relates to Stage 6 of the Number Framework.
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use multiplication and division facts in a game
cards showing 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 18, 20, 24, 25, 30, and 36
FIO, Level 3, Basic Facts, Dicey Dabble, page 20
This game reinforces students’ recognition of factors. The points incentive encourages them to find common factors. As students replay the game, they will soon learn the best ways to arrange the dividends so that they increase their chances of finding a common factor.
To vary this game, you c ould change the dice to one marked three to eight or change the cards to 8, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 28, 30, 32, 36, and 40.
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A game of multiplication and division