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Recurring decimals

This sequence of lessons introduces students to recurring decimals, teaching them how to carry out conversions and identify patterns confidently, without teacher assistance. Teachers are provided with downloadable resources to assist with teaching decimals.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Setting goals, Structuring lessons, Questioning
Keywords fraction-decimal conversion, fraction, decimal, prime factors, terminating, recurring decimals

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Apply understanding
Topics Decimals, Place value, Operating with number, Fractions, Properties of number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Recognise irrational numbers in applied contexts, including square roots and Π

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Inquiry Maths


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