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Can you find combinations of strips of paper which equal the length of the black strip? If the length of the black is 1, how could you write the sum of the strips?

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Linked Chains

Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains?

Fractional Wall

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

fraction wall showing halves, thirds, quarters, sixths, eighths, twelths and twenty-fourths

Using the image above, how many different ways can you find of writing $\frac{1}{2}$?
From the picture, what equivalent fractions for $\frac{1}{3}$ can you find?
Again, using the image of the fraction wall, how else could you write $\frac{3}{4}$?
What other fractions do you know that are the same as $\frac{1}{2}$?
Find some other fractions which are equivalent to $\frac{3}{4}$.
Can you find any "rules" for working out equivalent fractions?