Mathematics / Year 4 / Number and Algebra / Fractions and decimals

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate equivalent fractions used in contexts (ACMNA077)

Elaborations
• exploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper strips to construct a fraction wall
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Equivalent fractions

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