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Maths

Daily Mental Maths

Lesson 1 - To use common factors to simplify fractions

Use the BBC Bitesize link to help you find out how we can use our knowledge of factor bugs to simplify fractions.

Now it's your turn to have a go...

Task 1 - Simplify the fractions

Lesson 2 - To use common multiples to express fractions in the same denominator

Find the lowest common multiples of each pair of numbers. Use the example to help you.

Watch the video to show you how to use common multiples to express fractions with the same denominator.

Use this method to compare the fractions below.

How to find common multiples of fractions

Compare each fraction using the method shown above. Don't forget to use your greater than, less than and equal to symbols (<, > or =).

Lesson 3 - To compare and order fractions

Watch the video from yesterdays lesson to remind yourself how to convert fractions so that they have the same denominator.

Recap yesterdays learning by comparing the fractions below. Don't forget to use the lowest common multiple.