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.

Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, Basic Skills Agency / DfEE (2001, 2006)

Fraction Decimal Percentage Ratio - visual templates

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

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
N2/E3.2
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system

Fatal Affraction

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

Level
GCSE L1-5
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.1
GCSE N10 (Work interchangeably with terminating decimals & their corresponding fractions)
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
ICT
Functional Skills ICT: Using ICT

Multiple choice numeracy revision cards

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.

Level
Level 1
Maths
AN N1/L1.3
AN N1/L1.1 Place value to millions. < and > symbols
N1/L1.9
N1/L1.8
N2/L1.2
HD1/L1.4
N2/L1.10
N2/L1.1
AN N1/L1.7
HD1/L1.3
AN N2/L1.9 Find simple percentage parts of quantities and measurements

Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages

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.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths

Exploring fractions and misconceptions

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.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N2/L2.1
N2/E3.2
N2/L1.1
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N2/E3.1

Decimals, percentages, fractions and rounding learners' resource

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:

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N2/L2.4
N2/L2.9
N2/L2.6
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.1
AN N2/L1.7
AN N2/L1.6
AN N2/L1.5 Calculate with decimals up to 2dp
AN N2/L2.8 Find percentage parts of quantities and measurements
N1/L1.8
N2/L2.7
N2/L1.2
AN N2/E3.3
N1/E3.7
N2/L1.10
N2/L1.1
N1/E2.6
AN N2/L1.9 Find simple percentage parts of quantities and measurements
N2/L1.8

World Cup Top Trumps playing cards

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

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Maths
Context
Sport and fitness

FDP Happy Families card game

FDP Happy Families card game is a great way to reinforce and assess learners’ knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage equivalents.
With detailed instructions and ideas for alternative games.

Editor's note. Now fully updated to reflect the new 2018 Functional Skills content that comes into effect September 2019.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
FM L1.16 Recognise & calculate equivalences between common fractions, percentages & decimals
FM L2.4 Identify & know the equivalence between fractions, decimals & percentages
FM L1.13 Read, write, order & compare percentages in whole numbers
FM L2.9 Order, approximate & compare decimals
FM L1.8 Read, write, order & compare common fractions & mixed numbers

Percent squares

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

Level
Level 1
Maths
N2/L1.8