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Fraction inequality

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.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Extension, Student task, Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Feedback, Questioning, Mathematics investigation
Keywords fraction, inequality, addition

Curriculum alignment

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 Interpreting fractions - InF6

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Inquiry Maths

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