## Prime Factorization

Prime Numbers A Prime Number is a whole number greater than 1 that can not be made by multiplying other whole numbers. The number that we can make by multiplying other whole numbers is a Composite Number. Factors Factors are the numbers you multiply together to get another number 4 × 2 = 8 From … Continue reading "Prime Factorization"

## Reciprocal of Number

The reciprocal of a number is one divided by that number Reciprocal of a Fraction To get the reciprocal of a fraction, simply switch the top and bottom of the fraction (numerator and denominator). Reciprocal of a Reciprocal The reciprocal of a reciprocal takes you back to where we started: Remember that “Reciprocal” comes from the Latin reciprocus … Continue reading "Reciprocal of Number"

## Composite Number

Composite number is a whole number that can be made by multiplying other whole numbers. Example: 10 can be made by 5 × 2 so is a composite number. Not Composite number 5 = 1 × 5, Is not composite number because 1 × 5 isn’t using other whole numbers 7 = 2 × 3.5, Is … Continue reading "Composite Number"

## Positive and Negative Numbers

Numbers Can be Positive or Negative – Negative sign + Positive sign No Sign Means Positive If a number has no sign it usually means that it is a positive number. Any numbers greater than zero are described as positive numbers. Usually, we don’t put a plus sign in front of positive numbers because the … Continue reading "Positive and Negative Numbers"

## Irrational Numbers

Irrational means not Rational An Irrational Number is a real number that cannot be written as a simple fraction.   Example Rational Number 0.5 = ½ Irrational Number √2 = 1.414213562373095… = ?/? Rational Numbers A Rational Number can be written as a Ratio of 2 integers (ie a simple fraction). Irrational Numbers The numbers that … Continue reading "Irrational Numbers"

## Fibonacci Sequence

About Fibonacci (The Man) His real name was Leonardo Pisano Bogollo. He lived in Italy between 1170 and 1250. “Fibonacci” was his nickname, which roughly means “Son of Bonacci”. Fibonacci was not the first to know about the sequence, it was known in India hundreds of years before! As well as being famous for the Fibonacci … Continue reading "Fibonacci Sequence"

## Even and Odd Numbers

Even Numbers Any integer that can be divided exactly by 2 is an even number. The last digit is 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 Example: −10, -4, 0, 8, and 32 are all even numbers Odd Numbers Any integer that cannot be divided exactly by 2 is an odd number. The last digit is 1, 3, … Continue reading "Even and Odd Numbers"

## Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers Chart

Definitions A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of something there are, such as 1, 2, 3, 4. An Ordinal Number is a number that tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th. Most ordinal numbers end in “th” except for: one ⇒ first (1st) two … Continue reading "Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers Chart"