Good Ideas for Fractions and Decimals

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The activities in this book from Polygon Resources focus on fractions and decimals. They are intended to give experience of meeting fractions and decimals in a range of different contexts.

Designing Tiles investigates tiles that can be divided up into different fractions.

Square Fractions is an investigation into dividing a square by straight lines into fractions.

Dice Fractions is a game where fractions generated by throws of dice are ordered and compared.

Chocolate investigates the fraction of three bars of chocolate shared between different numbers of people.

Adds up to 10 poses the question of finding two numbers which add to 10 and multiply to give 20.

Patterns in decimals uses fraction to decimal conversions to compare fractions. 

Decimal Fractions is an investigation into recurring decimals.

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