Design a farm

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Help a town planner to design a site plan for a farm. Assign regions on a 10x20 grid for different uses such as crops, dams or sheds. Calculate the percentage and the fraction of the total site used for each region. Use a number line to display fractions and equivalent decimals. This learning object is one in a series of three objects combined as 'Neighbourhood fractions'.
1. Students represent fractions as parts of an array.
2. Students apply understanding of equivalent fractions.
3. Students calculate decimal fractions to describe a fraction of an area.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 5, Grade 6
Numbers and Number Sense
Educators, Learners, Students

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