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In this lesson students explore an inequality where the fraction on the right side of the inequality is not half way between the other two, despite both numerator and denominator being exactly in the middle. The resources includes the prompt, teacher notes and examples of student work.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Purpose||Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Feedback, Questioning, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||fraction, inequality, addition|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding|
|Topics||Fractions, Place value|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA152 Compare fractions using equivalence. Locate and represent positive and negative fractions and mixed numbers on a number line
|National numeracy learning progression||
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