Fractions

There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Fractions. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a totally different area of Mathematics.

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Fractions Starters:

Coins On The Table

A puzzle about the number of coins on a table given information about fractions of them.

Fractangle

Can you see what fractions of the shapes have been shaded? It is not as difficult as it first appears.

Fraction Order

Arrange the fractions and decimals in order from smallest to largest.

Fractions Decimals Percentages

Convert fractions to decimals, decimals to percentages and percentages to fractions.

Giraffe

The height of this giraffe is three and a half metres plus half of its height. How tall is the giraffe?

Half Hearted

Find the number which when added to the top (numerator) and bottom (denominator) of each fraction make it equivalent to one half.

Halloween

Five problems with a Halloween theme.

Inbetweens

Find fractions between two given values.

Loopy Lake

Match the fractions to their decimal equivalents and join them with lines that do not cross.

One Fifth

Investigate three fractions which add together to give one fifth.

One Ninth

Investigate three fractions which add together to give one ninth.

Recurring Decimal

Use your calculator to find which whole number divided by another whole number gives a recurring decimal.

Refreshing Revision

It is called Refreshing Revision because every time you refresh the page you get different revision questions.

Two Thirds

Make a poster showing a variety of calculations that give the answer two thirds.

 

Exercises

Algebraic Fractions

Algebraic Fractions

A mixture of algebraic fraction calculations and simplifications.

Cheese and Onion Pies

Cheese and Onion Pies

Sort the fractions from smallest to largest.

Equivalent Fraction Pairs

Equivalent Fraction Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of equivalent fractions.

Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Practise finding equivalent fractions numerically and in fraction diagrams.

Express as a Fraction

Express as a Fraction

Express one quantity as a fraction of another, where the fraction could be less than 1 or a mixed number.

Fraction Decimal Pairs

Fraction Decimal Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent decimals.

Fraction Dissect

Fraction Dissect

Draw lines to dissect the rectangles to make the given fractions.

Fraction Line

Fraction Line

Arrange the fractions in order from smallest to largest.

Fraction Matcher

Fraction Matcher

Match shapes and numbers in this fractions activity. Challenge yourself on many levels.

Fraction Order

Fraction Order

Arrange the fractions and decimals in order from smallest to largest.

Fraction Percentage

Fraction Percentage

Match the fraction with the equivalent percentage. A drag and drop self marking exercise.

Fraction Percentage Pairs

Fraction Percentage Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent percentages.

Fraction Spinners

Fraction Spinners

Know the properties of the fractions randomly produced by the two spinners.

Fraction Wall

Fraction Wall

The traditional fraction wall diagram showing the relationship between simple fractions.

Fractions

Fractions

A series of self-marking exercises on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions.

Fractions by Wholes

Fractions by Wholes

An exercise on multiplying and dividing proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.

Fractions Decimals Percentages

Fractions Decimals Percentages

Revise the methods for converting fractions to decimals and percentages.

Fractions Kim's Game

Fractions Kim's Game

A memory game to be projected to help the whole class recognise basic fractions.

Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

An exercise on converting fractions to decimals, decimals to percentages and percentages to fractions.

How old was Diophantus?

How old was Diophantus?

An ancient riddle which can be answered by solving an equation containing fractions.

Improper Fractions

Improper Fractions

A self-marking online exercise on converting improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa.

Inequalities

Inequalities

Check that you know what inequality signs mean and how they are used to compare two quantities. Includes negative numbers, decimals, fractions and metric measures.

Mixed Numbers

Mixed Numbers

A self marking quiz about the application of the four operations to mixed numbers.

Recurring Decimals

Recurring Decimals

Change recurring decimals into their corresponding fractions and vica versa.

Vinculum

Vinculum

A challenge to find fractions which are larger than the previous fraction but less than one.

 

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