**"Fractions"**

## 30-minute Global Maths & Science Lesson 2021 Fraction Wall Games

*By toni On 23 September, 2021 · Leave a Comment*

BUILD A FRACTION WALL

This wall is 1 unit wide. It shows one unit and two half units.

Click here to download the FRACTION WALL 30-minute lesson instructions and worksheet. Cut out the strips. Rearrange the order of the strips to build a wall with smaller and […]

## Tangram Fractions

*By toni On 26 March, 2021 · 4 Comments*

This is a classic Chinese Tangram. Each of the people illustrated, and many convex polygons, can be made with the 7 pieces and there are hundreds of other puzzles based on this tangram.

Can you find a way to fold a sheet of paper so that you can cut out the tangram pieces accurately […]

## REPETITION

*By toni On 5 February, 2021 · 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 […]

## FDP Loops

*By toni On 2 February, 2021 · 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 […]

## Easy Calc

*By toni On 1 February, 2021 · Leave a Comment*

Can you find the easy way to calculate this square root without doing any long division?

Hint: Think of factors!

Click here for the EASY CALC worksheet.

Click for The EASY CALC Notes for Teachers

## Couples Puzzle

*By toni On 28 January, 2021 · Leave a Comment*

In a small village two thirds of the adult men are married to three quarters of the adult women.

How big is the smallest village for which this is true?

Can you describe the population of other villages for which this is true?

Click here to download the […]

## Fractions by Thirds

*By toni On 1 December, 2020 · 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 […]

## Ice Cream Pie

*By toni On 10 September, 2020 · 3 Comments*

Xolile sells ice cream and the pie chart shows the sales for last week.

What fraction of the ice creams sold were strawberry? If she sold 60 strawberry ice creams how many ice creams were sold altogether.

The number of vanilla ice creams and the number of chocolate ice creams sold were the same.

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## Fractions in a Square

*By toni On 18 April, 2020 · 4 Comments*

Squares 1, 2 and 3 all have edges of length 1 unit.

The top edge of square 2 is split into equal parts of length ½.

The left hand edge of square 3 is split into equal parts of length ½.

The top and bottom edges of square 3 is split into lengths ¼, […]

## Divide Divide

*By toni On 18 April, 2020 · 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 […]

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