**"Fractions"**

## Years 4 – 9 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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## Years 5 – 9 Tangram Fractions

*By toni On 14 August, 2020 · 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 […]

## Years 7 – 10 REPETITION

*By toni On 24 April, 2020 · 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 […]

## Years 4 – 7 Fractions in a Square

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

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

Some edges are divided into lengths of ½ and ¼.

The squares are split up into smaller shapes.

What can you say about those shapes and their properties?

Which shapes are similar?

The squares have area 1 square unit. What are the […]

## Years 7 – 9 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 […]

## Years 4 – 6 Fraction Wall

*By toni On 17 April, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

What fractions does it show?

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

To each of the following fractions write down all the equivalent fractions you can see:

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

## Years 8 – 9 Pizza

*By toni On 22 July, 2018 · Leave a Comment*

On Monday Dolly, Kapa and Lolo cut a pizza into equal sized pieces and share the pizza in the ratio 4 : 3 : 5. How many pieces were there and what fraction did each person get?

On Tuesday they buy a pizza of the same size and share it in the […]

## 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.

Click here to download a pdf with all you need to run your own professional development workshop.

## 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 […]

## Years 5 – 8 Twelfths

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

Write the number of twelfths for each fraction to match the colours. Three of the answers are filled in.

The answer to one of these calculations is and the other is . Match one of the pictures to each calculation.

Now for the big challenge. […]

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