N2/L1.3

Recognise equivalencies between common fractions, percentages and decimals (e.g. 50% = 1/2 or 0.25 = 1/4) and use these to find part or whole-number quantities (a) Know common fraction equivalents, e.g. half, quarters, fifths, tenths

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.2, N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2

Resource type: Teaching idea

Level: L1, L2

Simple yet very useful and effective templates for depicting and/or visualising fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios.

Fatal Affraction

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Sun, 2018-01-07 18:21

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, GCSE N10, N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2, N2/L2.1, N2/L2.3

ICT: Using ICT

Free tags: Stretch & Challenge

Resource type: Interactive worksheet, Teaching idea, Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2, GCSE L1-5

This is a set of worksheets in a MS Excel workbook that deals with fractions. – Sheet one: a set of pictures (pie charts) that shows fractions from halves to tenths – Sheet two: equivalent fractions with two pie charts, learners can input fractions and see if they are equivalent by looking at the shape of the pie charts – Sheet three: starting to look at fractions being equivalent to decimals with two pie charts one for fractions and one for decimals – Sheet four: a ‘playground’ for learners to input various fracti

Multiple choice numeracy revision cards

Submitted by Karen Spear on Sat, 2011-09-03 18:43

Numeracy: N2/L1.9, HD1/L1.3, N1/L1.7, N2/L1.1, N2/L1.10, HD1/L1.4, N2/L1.2, N1/L1.8, N2/L1.3, N1/L1.9, N1/L1.1, N1/L1.3

Resource type: Revision material, Warm-up

Level: L1

Five wonderful sets of multiple choice revision questions covering Level 1 ratio, mean & range, fractions, percentages, and number (mostly place value & rounding). Each set consists of 9 cards and is individually mapped to the numeracy curriculum.
Cut up into cards and use as required. Use individual sets for targeted revision or mix with other sets of cards for general revision.

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Originally written for the written for the AQA Unit Award (mathematics) unit number 74964, this purely numeric (no “word type problems”) set of questions is ideal for revision or homework. Covers all combinations of conversion: fraction to decimal, percentage to fraction, etc, etc. plus simplifying / cancelling down. Mapped to adult numeracy and Functional Maths.

Exploring fractions and misconceptions

Submitted by Helen Holt on Wed, 2011-05-25 14:57

Pre-entry: Numeracy

Numeracy: N2/E3.1, Functional Maths - number, N2/L1.1, N2/E3.2, N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2, N2/L2.1

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Sort or match cards

This is a PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching or revising the basic concepts of fractions and exploring common misconceptions held by students. This presentation also explores the link between fractions, decimals and percentages and the sharing of fraction amounts.
I have used the resource with Functional Skills and Skills for Life classes ranging from Entry 2 to Level 2 students.

Numeracy: N2/L1.8, N2/L1.9, N1/E2.6, N2/L1.1, N2/L1.10, N1/E3.7, N2/E3.3, N2/L1.2, N2/L2.7, N1/L1.8, N2/L1.3, N2/L2.8, N2/L2.2, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.6, N2/L1.7, N2/L2.1, N2/L2.3, N2/L2.6, N2/L2.9, N2/L2.4

Resource type: Interactive worksheet, Resource generator

Level: E3, L1, L2

This spreadsheet is designed to enable students to check their own work; but also to learn about what happens when you add two decimals, or multiply two fractions, and so on.

The spreadsheet consists of the following sheets:

  • “Mult-div by 10-100-1000” allows a student to input a number and explore the effect when multiplied or divided by 10, 100 or 1000.

World Cup Top Trumps playing cards

Submitted by Roger Willoughby on Tue, 2010-06-08 22:22

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Game

A fabulous way to practise decimal, fraction and percentage equivalents. Set of 32 cards (Excel) and accompanying rules (PDF). For two or more players.

FDP Happy Families card game

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2009-09-24 17:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, N2/L2.2

Resource type: Game

Level: L1, L2

FDP Happy Families card game is a great way to reinforce and assess learners’ knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage equivalents.

Percent squares

Submitted by Debbie Ellis on Tue, 2009-08-11 17:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.8, N2/L1.3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

A hands-on, very visual introduction to percentages and simple equivalent fractions.

Fairtrade numeracy

Submitted by Jackie Barton on Fri, 2009-06-05 17:25

Numeracy: N2/L1.3, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Athought-provoking set of questions covering fractions, decimals and percentages; plus bar charts and dual line graphs (and some general questions about becoming a Fairtrade college).

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