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Fractional Wall

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

You might find it helpful to print off a picture of the fraction wall.