An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
The number 2.525252525252.... can be written as a fraction. What is the sum of the denominator and numerator?
Ben passed a third of his counters to Jack, Jack passed a quarter of his counters to Emma and Emma passed a fifth of her counters to Ben. After this they all had the same number of counters.
Imagine you were given the chance to win some money... and imagine you had nothing to lose...
Whenever a monkey has peaches, he always keeps a fraction of them each day, gives the rest away, and then eats one. How long could he make his peaches last for?
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.
A mother wants to share a sum of money by giving each of her children in turn a lump sum plus a fraction of the remainder. How can she do this in order to share the money out equally?
A task involving the equivalence between fractions, percentages and decimals which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.
Match the cards of the same value.
A collection of short problems on fractions, decimals and percentages.