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Throughout this inquiry students will develop an understanding of how to find a fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number. Teachers can use the inquiry to explicitly teach the concept and engage students as they discuss the worked example presented. The inquiry provides opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of fractions developing algebraic reasoning.

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Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Student, Teacher
Purpose Evidence-based approaches, Extension, Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Growth mindset, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Questioning, Worked examples, Structuring lessons
Keywords simple fractions, multiplication, division, numerator, denominator, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Fractions, Operating with number, Decimals, Multiplication and division, Multiples, factors and powers
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA127 Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies
National numeracy learning progression Multiplicative strategies
Interpreting fractions - InF7
Operating with decimals

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