# Prime Numbers Worksheet

### How to teach Prime Numbers

Using this Prime Numbers Worksheet, students determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite.

A prime number is a whole number that can be divided evenly only by 1 or itself. This lesson teaches students how to determine if a whole number is prime or composite. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice.

Circle all of the prime numbers shown below. Then, complete the equations and circle all the answers that are prime numbers.

### Other resources to use with this Prime Numbers Worksheet

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about Prime Numbers

Use this Common Core Lesson as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this lesson by providing key vocabulary definition and examples like prime and composite. Next, students share examples of prime numbers. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner.   As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen student discussions. After the activity, share students' discussions that you heard to promote determining Prime number skills. Finally, student share more examples of prime numbers.

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