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Author(s): David Patrick

Mathematicians have long been fascinated by prime numbers and a great deal of number theory revolves around the study of primes. Develop a deeper understanding of these intriguing numbers by exploring the questions presented in this session.

Topics covered: Number Theory

Session styles: Problem Sets

Mathematical practices: MP1 – Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them., MP2 – Reason abstractly and quantitatively., MP3 – Construct viable arguments and critique others’ reasoning., MP4 – Model with mathematics., MP5 – Use appropriate tools strategically., MP6 – Attend to precision., MP7 – Look for and make use of structure., MP8 – Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Supporting materials: Facilitator Guides, Handouts

Associated Math Circles: MTC Network