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Content description VCMNA136

Mathematics / Level 3 / Number and Algebra / Fractions and decimals
Content description
Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete whole
Elaborations
  1. partitioning areas, lengths and collections to create halves, thirds, quarters and fifths, such as folding the same sized sheets of paper to illustrate different unit fractions and comparing the number of parts with their sizes
  2. locating unit fractions on a number line
  3. recognising that in English the term ‘one third’ is used (order: numerator, denominator) but in other languages, such as Japanese for example, this concept may be expressed as ‘three parts, one of them’ (order: denominator, numerator)
Code
VCMNA136
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