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Ordering Fractions and Decimals N1

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit, students learn to interpret decimals and fractions using scales and areas, find equivalent fractions, order and relate fractions and decimals and to reflect on and discuss these processes. Students will have met these concepts before. Many, however, may still have misconceptions and difficulties. Typically, these include: confusing decimal and fraction notation, believing that the magnitude of a decimal depends on the number of digits it contains and ignoring numerators when comparing fractions. During the session, students will confront and discuss such misconceptions. This activity aims to build a more connected understanding of all these ideas. (GCSE grades D-F)

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