# Fractions Unpacked - Progression in Fractions Through Problem Solving

The tasks below form part of our Fractions Unpacked Feature.

These activities are curriculum-linked, reflecting a progression in ideas associated with fractions, but crucially also offer opportunities for learners to develop their problem-solving and reasoning skills.

### Halving

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

### A Bowl of Fruit

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many apples there are in this fruit bowl if you know what fraction there are?

### Round the Dice Decimals 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### Round the Dice Decimals 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### Andy's Marbles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?