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Introduction to Fractions using Sweets

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Covers how to 'form' fractions in a practical context, how to recognise equivalent fractions and the idea of 'lowest terms'.

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Introduction to Fractions using Sweets

1. 1. Fractions...
2. 2. How to introduce fractions?
3. 3. Chocolate?
4. 5. How many of each colour?
5. 6. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2
6. 7. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2
7. 8. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33
8. 9. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Blue smarties...
9. 10. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Blue smarties...
10. 11. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Blue smarties... Numerator
11. 12. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Blue smarties... Numerator Denominator
12. 13. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Red smarties...
13. 14. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Red smarties...
14. 15. Blue 4 Yellow 3 Pink 3 Purple 6 Orange 4 Brown 5 Red 6 Green 2 Total 33 Fraction of Red smarties... 6 and 33 Something Fishy?
15. 16. Equivalent Fractions
16. 17. Fraction of squares blue?
17. 18. Fraction of squares blue?
18. 19. Fraction of triangles blue?
19. 20. Fraction of triangles blue?
20. 21. Equivalent to
21. 22. Fraction of rectangles blue?
22. 23. Fraction of rectangles blue?
23. 24. All equivalent Which one 'special'?
24. 25. Lowest terms