In the last post about Equivalent Fractions we had the story of me, you, pizza and cake. There’s less food in this one, but you should be able to analyse and pick out fractions that share the same value by the end of these two posts and I’ve thrown in a little quiz for good […]

# Equivalent Fractions – Part One

Today we’re talking equivalent fractions. This is where the numbers involved are different, but the actual value of the fraction is the same. For example, 1/2 and 2/4 are equivalent, or equal, to each other. We’ll learn about these through the medium of pizza and cake. If you’re hungry, you might want to get […]

# Halves, Thirds and Quarters

A simple illustration of three types of fraction to refresh your memory. Here are some examples of halves, thirds and quarters: Keep a look out for examples of halves, thirds and quarters around you today. If you can’t find any, make one! (Cake is a good bet)