Sheet # 1 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Nick and Mick invented a new game called Mix and Match Game. These are the clues:

Clue A: The number is greater than 150 and less than 2000.

Clue B: The number is evenly divisible by 3.

Clue C: The number is evenly divisible by 5.

Clue D: The number is evenly divisible by 2.

Clue E: The number is a prime number.

a) If possible, write a number that fits Clues A and B. If it is not possible, tell why.

b) If possible, write a number that fits Clues A, C, and D. If it is not possible, tell why.

c) If possible, write a number that fits Clues A, B, C, and D. If it is not possible, tell why.

d) If possible, write a number that fits Clues A, B, and E. If it is not possible, tell why.

Answers for sheet # 1

a) 159 (may be more than one solution)

b) 160, 170, 180, 190

c) 180

d) Prime numbers are divisible by 1 and number itself. It does not have any factors. If it has factors, it is called composite number.