To play FDP Pelmathism (for Fractions, Decimals and Percentages), shuffle the cards and place them face down on a table, either in rows and columns or just spread out. Players take turns to turn over 2 cards. Whenever the cards match, the player keeps the pair and gets another chance to turn […]
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 […]
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.
This is not an activity to do on your own. The suggested plan is that you take the discussion points one by one, perhaps one a week, and discuss them at school or at home. You might look at https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus for the latest statistics when you have your discussion.
There is […]
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Also see this NRICH Fractions Decimals Percentages Interactive Game
This lesson is about different representations of number: percentages, decimals and fractions. It particularly emphasises that percentage and decimal increases and decreases are not mirrored whereas fraction increases and decreases are.
After a short introduction, during which the teacher asks students questions about amounts increasing or decreasing by 50%, 100% […]
If an object depreciates in value by 10% each year how long will it take until only half of the original value remains?
Why aren’t these two answers the same?
Is there a rate, used […]