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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Calculating with fractions

Introduction to Fractions

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The resources in this trail aim to enrich the experiences of children who are just being introduced to fractions.

Orange Drink

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A 750 ml bottle of concentrated orange squash is enough to make fifteen 250 ml glasses of diluted orange drink. How much water is needed to make 10 litres of this drink?

Once Upon a Time

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Can you work out the height of Baby Bear's chair and whose bed is whose if all the things the three bears have are in the same proportions?

Andy's Marbles

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Andy had a big bag of marbles but unfortunately the bottom of it split and all the marbles spilled out. Use the information to find out how many there were in the bag originally.

Fun Time

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On Saturday, Asha and Kishan's grandad took them to a Theme Park. Use the information to work out how long were they in the theme park.

Pizza Portions

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My friends and I love pizza. Can you help us share these pizzas equally?

Smaller and Smaller

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Can you predict, without drawing, what the perimeter of the next shape in this pattern will be if we continue drawing them in the same way?

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Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!

Fair Feast

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Here is a picnic that Chris and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

Snake Coils

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This challenge asks you to imagine a snake coiling on itself.

Pies

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Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

Red Balloons, Blue Balloons

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Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?

In the Money

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There are a number of coins on a table. One quarter of the coins show heads. If I turn over 2 coins, then one third show heads. How many coins are there altogether?

Jumping

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After training hard, these two children have improved their results. Can you work out the length or height of their first jumps?

Fractions List

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This list offers an introduction to fractions that will help children to develop an understanding of fractions and approaches to solving problems using them.

Forgot the Numbers

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On my calculator I divided one whole number by another whole number and got the answer 3.125 If the numbers are both under 50, what are they?

Magic Matrix

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Find out why these matrices are magic. Can you work out how they were made? Can you make your own Magic Matrix?

Fractions in a Box

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The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

Balance of Halves

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Investigate this balance which is marked in halves. If you had a weight on the left-hand 7, where could you hang two weights on the right to make it balance?

Making Longer, Making Shorter

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Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?