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Sum and product
This prompt sets up a problem and the students have to find two fractions that will fit the requirements. Students need to understand the vocabulary in the question. The resource includes the prompt, teacher notes, guided questions and extension prompts.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Purpose||Assessment task, Extension, Student task, Teaching resource|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||fraction, product, sum|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding|
|Topics||Multiplication and division, Fractions|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Use the 4 operations with positive rational numbers including fractions, decimals and percentages to solve problems using efficient calculation strategies
Additive strategies (P10)
Interpreting fractions (P8)
Multiplicative strategies (P10)
Number and place value (P10)
Proportional thinking (P2)
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