Text Fractions

TLF ID M012841

This is a website designed for both teachers and students that addresses components of the arithmetic of fractions. It is particularly relevant for comparison and addition and subtraction of fractions with related denominators. It also contains material on finding a fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number. There are pages for both teachers and students. The student pages contain interactive questions for students to check their progress in the topics.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for both teachers and students for an introduction to addition and subtraction of fractions, comparing fractions and finding the fraction of a quantity. The resource is specifically designed to aid students' understanding of these aspects of the Australian Curriculum.
  • It is also useful in relation to the year 6 content descriptions in the mathematics curriculum that refer to comparing fractions with related denominators and locating and representing them on a number line, solving problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators, and finding a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number.
  • The resource may be useful in helping students to achieve that element of the year 6 achievement standards referring to students locating fractions and integers on a number line, calculating a simple fraction of a quantity, and solving problems involving the addition and subtraction of related fractions.
Year level

6

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Organization: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Description: Creator
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.amsi.org.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Interactive
  • Online
Rights
  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.