**"Fractions"**

## LOWER SECONDARY N1 FRACTIONS, DECIMALS AND PERCENTAGES

*By toni On 27 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

Practical activities that involve matching equivalent representations of fractions, decimals and percentages to reinforce understanding, and to help learners to remember these concepts.

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## Grades 6 to 9 FDP Loops

*By toni On 25 January, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

The aim is to make square domino loops, like the one in the picture, from 4 dominoes matching the fractions, decimals and percentages. Start with any domino and find 2 other dominoes to match the ends of the first domino. For example, the [3/10 and 10%] domino matches with 30% at […]

## Grades 5 to 8 Twelfths

*By toni On 13 October, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

Write the number of twelfths for each fraction to match the colours.

Complete the calculations and match one of the pictures to each calculation.

Now for the bigger challenge. Can you sort these 20 cards matching each A card with a B card, an S […]

## Grades 4 to 7 Chocolate

*By toni On 6 July, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

Your Granny bought a bar of chocolate marked into 32 pieces and weighing 180 grams.

How many pieces make half the chocolate bar?

How many pieces make one quarter?

What fraction of the bar is one piece of chocolate?

She gave you and your sister 2 pieces each to eat. What fraction […]

## Grades 4 to 7 Fractions by Thirds

*By toni On 6 July, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

This square is one unit and it is split into smaller parts. Label each part with the fraction it shows.

How many green rectangles make one unit?

How many small red squares make one unit?

How many small blue rectangles make one unit?

How many small pink rectangles make one unit?

Which […]

## Grades 5 to 7 Fractions by Halves

*By toni On 6 July, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

The square is one unit and it is split into smaller parts. Label each part with the fraction it shows.

Which coloured bits would you use to show that two eighths equals one quarter?

Which coloured bits would you use to show that two sixteenths equals one eighth?

What can […]

## Grades 4 to 6 Fraction Wall

*By toni On 30 April, 2017 · Leave a Comment*

What fractions does it show?

Explain how it shows that two quarters are equivalent to one half .

Write down all the equivalent fractions you can see to each of the following fractions:

a. three quarters, b. five sixths, c. six sixteenths d. seven twelfth, e. […]

## Grades 7 to 9 Divide Divide

*By toni On 9 November, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Fractions, decimals and percentages are three different ways of writing the same number and it is important that we can convert one form into another.

Divide 2 by 11 to get the decimal fraction equivalent to the common fraction two elevenths . Carry on dividing until you see a patttern. Will this […]

## Grades 8 to 10 Repetitiously

*By toni On 9 November, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Both these two numbers are recurring decimal fractions. The digits 12 are repeated again and again indefinitely.

0.12121212…

12.12121212…

Multiply the first number by 100. What do you get?

Subtract the smaller number from the bigger one. What do you get?

What does this tell you about the […]

## Grades 7 to 10 Egyptian Fractions

*By toni On 8 November, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Egyptian fractions are unit fractions, that is fractions with a numerator of 1. We are going to investigate methods of reducing unit fractions to the sums of different smaller unit fractions as we see in this example

Try some for yourself. Does this always work? Could you explain to someone else how to use this […]

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