Fractions, Decimals & Percentages


This is part of our Secondary Curriculum collection of favourite rich tasks arranged by topic.

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

Repetitiously

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you express every recurring decimal as a fraction?

Ben's Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Ben, Jack and Emma passed counters to each other and ended with the same number of counters. How many did they start with?

A Chance to Win?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Imagine you were given the chance to win some money... and imagine you had nothing to lose...

Peaches Today, Peaches Tomorrow...

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A monkey with peaches, keeps a fraction of them each day, gives the rest away, and then eats one. How long can his peaches last?

Tiny Nines

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

What do you notice about these families of recurring decimals?

Doughnut Percents

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A task involving the equivalence between fractions, percentages and decimals which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages - Short Problems

Age 11 to 16

A collection of short problems on fractions, decimals and percentages.

Terminating or Not

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Is there a quick way to work out whether a fraction terminates or recurs when you write it as a decimal?



 
You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.