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## Prime Numbers

Lesson Plans
1. Prime Numbers (MathIsFun.com)
Teaches how to find the prime numbers.

2. Prime Numbers (Teaching Ideas)
Teaches how to find the prime numbers under 100.

3. Prime and Composite Numbers (CoolMath.com)
Teaches how to find the prime numbers.

Papers
1. Prime Number Information (UTM.edu)
Provides prime number resources by topic. 10-09

2. Prime Numbers - A History (UTM.edu)
A history of finding the largest prime numbers. 01-06

3. Tables - Prime Numbers (UTM.edu)
"Includes the 5000 largest known primes and smaller ones of selected forms (one-page summary) updated daily!"

4. The Largest Prime (CNN News)
"The biggest prime number yet has been discovered."

"It is indeed massive, more than 17 million digits long. A text file of the entire number contains more than 22 megabytes of information."

"For those who have been out of school for a while, let's review: A prime number is a positive integer that cannot be divided evenly by any number except itself and 1. The first 10 prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29." 10-08

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