Fractions

Fractions

The activities in this feature will help you get to grips with fractions.

Paper Halving 

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:
In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

Linked Chains 

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains? This gives opportunities for different approaches.

What Do You See Here? 

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
An activity for teachers to initiate that adds to learners' developing understanding of fractions.

Fraction Lengths 

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
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?