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Students often find the division of fractions hard to conceptualise. This prompt uses a visual approach to develop conceptual understanding. The use of a mixed number in the first part of the prompt helps students understand the division of fractions more clearly. The resource includes teacher notes and guided questions.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||fraction, mixed number, division, reciprocal|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Algebra|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA154 Multiply and divide fractions and decimals using efficient written strategies and digital technologies
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