44 is a composite number. 44 = 1 x 44, 2 x 22, or 4 x 11. Factors of 44: 1, 2, 4, 11, 22, 44. Prime factorization: 44 = 2 x 2 x 11, which can also be written 2² x 11.

When 44 is a clue in the FIND THE FACTORS 1 -12 puzzles, always use 4 and 11 as the factors.

Mathematicsgames.wordpress.com is part of the mathematics, Learning blog that I’ve written about previously. This blog is another great resource for teachers, parents, and lovers of mathematics.

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I have I have been very happily distracted playing mathematical games today! It all started when I wanted to find a good resource for estimating angles which Year 7 will be studying this week. My favourite is **this from Nrich. **I like the incentive of scoring more points for greater accuracy and the fact that like **all Nrich games**there is an option to display full screen which is excellent for the interactive whiteboard.

This in turn reminded me that I wanted to do a little housekeeping on my **Maths Games blog** – which is basically just a collection of favourites – many from Nrich.

This is still a work in progress but I have removed outdated links and reorganised pages. I have added a **Geometry page **for example to remind me about the angle estimation interactive from Nrich.

I discovered Iva Sallay’s rather nice **Find the Factors…**

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Comments on:"44 and Games again…" (1)Colleen Youngsaid:Thank you Iva – you are most kind – I am very pleased to help your lovely Find the Factors puzzles find some new fans!

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