**This lesson uses a program that presents strips can be labelled as decimals, vulgar fractions or percentages.**Different parts can be coloured to allow easier visual comparisons to be made.

The program may be most useful in Year 7 but it is a flexible resource that will be useful across a wide range of groups. It is designed for use with whole group teaching using an interactive whiteboard or with a data projector and a whiteboard. It could also be used as by small groups or individuals to explore the concept of fractions.

Year 7 objectives covered:

- Simplify fractions by cancelling all common factors and identify equivalent fractions.
- Recognise the equivalence of percentages, fractions and decimals

- compare the size of different fractions
- better understand vulgar fractions
- better understand cancelling down

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