Neighbourhood fractions

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Help a town planner to design site plans. Assign regions on a 10x20 grid for different uses. Calculate the percentage and the fraction of the total site used for each region. Use a number line to display fractions and equivalent decimals. Design site plans for a: 1. Neighbourhood; 2. City; 3. Farm. This learning object is a combination of three objects in a series.
1. Students represent fractions as parts of an array.
2. Students apply understanding of equivalent fractions.
3. Students convert from one type of written fraction to another, using percentages, common fractions and decimal fractions.
4. Students represent fractions as numbers on a number line.
5. Students calculate percentages to describe a fraction of an area.

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

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