6F–1: Recognise when fractions can be simplified, and use common factors to simplify fractions.

Strengthens understanding of fractions, making calculations more efficient and improving problem-solving capabilities.

Strengthens understanding of fractions, making calculations more efficient and improving problem-solving capabilities.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Video with an ingenious way of teaching about simplifying fractions - teaching students how to 'complicate' simple fractions (e.g. turn 1/2 into 12/24) and then how to undo their own mess!

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Full unit on simplifying fractions including explainer videos and online and printable exercises of different difficulties. Thank you Maths Salamanders!

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Very visual worksheet with pie charts which will help students to understand why one fraction is a simplified version of another as they work through it.