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Fractions: Big ideas

A fraction is often explained as a way of expressing 'parts of a whole'. While the part-whole idea describes a common use of fractions, it is not the only meaning. This resource explains the part-whole idea and also explains fractions as a number positioned on a number line, as well as the use of fractions to express division.

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Year level(s) Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Web page

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Strand and focus Number
Topics Fractions

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