A jigsaw where pieces only go together if the fractions are
The Egyptians expressed all fractions as the sum of different unit
fractions. The Greedy Algorithm might provide us with an efficient
way of doing this.
The number 2.525252525252.... can be written as a fraction. What is
the sum of the denominator and numerator?
Find the decimal equivalents of the fractions one ninth, one ninety
ninth, one nine hundred and ninety ninth etc. Explain the pattern
you get and generalise.
What is the last digit of the number 1 / 5^903 ?
A task involving the equivalence between fractions, percentages and decimals which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.
Where will the point stop after it has turned through 30 000
degrees? I took out my calculator and typed 30 000 ÷ 360. How
did this help?
Match the cards of the same value.