Calculating Fraction Of A Number

  • Grade: Grade 6
    Activity type: n.a.

Calculating Fraction Of A Number

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Grade 6
Section
Fractions
Outcome
Simple fractions of quantities
Activity Type
n.a.
Activity ID
32217

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  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions (Grade 4 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 100.)
      • Mathematics

        • 4.NF.4 – Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

          • 4.NF.4.a – Understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b. For example, use a visual fraction model to represent 5/4 as the product 5 × (1/4), recording the conclusion by the equation 5/4 = 5 × (1/4).

          • 4.NF.4.b – Understand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number. For example, use a visual fraction model to express 3 × (2/5) as 6 × (1/5), recognizing this product as 6/5. (In general, n × (a/b) = (n × a)/b.)

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions
      • Mathematics

        • 5.NF.7 – Apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions. (Students able to multiply fractions in general can develop strategies to divide fractions in general, by reasoning about the relationship between multiplication and division. But division of a fraction by a fraction is not a requirement at this grade.)

          • 5.NF.7.a – Interpret division of a unit fraction by a non-zero whole number, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for (1/3) ÷ 4, and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that (1/3) ÷ 4 = 1/12 because (1/12) × 4 = 1/3.

  • Year 6
    • Number and Algebra
      • Fractions and decimals

        • ACMNA127 – Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.NA – Number and algebra
      • 7.NA.1 – Apply additive and multiplicative strategies flexibly to whole numbers, ratios, and equivalent fractions (including percentages)

  • KS2.Y6 – KS2 Year 6
    • Year 6 programme of study
      • KS2.Y6.RP – Ratio and proportion

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y6.RP.2 – Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison