Mathematics / Year 7 / Number and Algebra / Real numbers

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare fractions using equivalence. Locate and represent positive and negative fractions and mixed numbers on a number line (ACMNA152)

Elaborations
  • exploring equivalence among families of fractions by using a fraction wall or a number line (for example by using a fraction wall to show that 2/3 is the same as 4/6 and 6/9)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Number lines,  Mixed numbers,  Equivalent fractions

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The Numberline

An interactive tool that can help students explore a number line, including points representing integers, fractions and decimals

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Equivalent fractions and the use of the number line

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that addresses equivalent fractions from the Australian Curriculum for year 7 students. It contains material on equivalent fractions, and explains how equivalence can be demonstrated on the number line. There are pages for both teachers and students. The student ...

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TIMES Module 14: Number and Algebra: fractions - teacher guide

This is a 16-page guide for teachers that provides an introduction to fractions. It covers ordering, the four basic arithmetic operations, cancelling, writing in simplest form, the use of the area model for multiplication and the use of the number line for ordering, adding and subtracting. A history of the development of ...

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BBC Bitesize: fractions - revision

This is a set of information sheets dealing with fraction concepts, terminology and calculations. Students are presented with practice questions and have access to a short test to assess their learning. This resource is one of a series of online resources from the BBC's Bitesize collection.

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Algebraic Fractions

An animated introduction to algebraic fractions, with a demonstration of simplifying basic algebraic fractions. An interactive quiz is included.

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Laptop wrap: Horology hiccup

A laptop-friendly resource focussed on the concept of time. Features guided technology-based activities.

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TIMES Module 18: Number and Algebra: decimals and percentages - teacher guide

This is a 21-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to decimals and percentages. It shows how place value is extended to describe positive numbers less than one. It also explores how to represent decimals on the number line, compare decimals, undertake the four basic arithmetic operations with decimals and change ...

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The foul food maker: go figure

This tutorial is suitable for use with a screen reader. It explains how the use of simple words can describe the likelihood of everyday events. How likely is an event: certain, likely, equal chance, unlikely or certainly not? Answer some questions using these words and then build your own examples. Learn how to describe ...