Cancelling Fractions
The below QuickQuestion Interface © generates random questions on cancelling fractions. Use it to practice your skills in this important area of work with fractions before moving on.
Choose the maximum denominator you would like to appear in the simplified fraction, and click New Question to get a fraction to simplify.
There is a 10QQI version of this activity.
Choose the maximum denominator you would like to appear in the simplified fraction, and click New Question to get a fraction to simplify.
There is a 10QQI version of this activity.
Ideas for Teachers
The QQI activities are a great way to get all students working. Put random questions on the board, and then get students to answer them on miniwhiteboards. Once all students have answered, and held up their solutions (with working), reveal the answer to see if they were right. Discuss any misconceptions from the working they have shown, or if they have all got it correct, move on to another question (changing the options to make if more difficult if necessary).
The QQI activities are a great way to get all students working. Put random questions on the board, and then get students to answer them on miniwhiteboards. Once all students have answered, and held up their solutions (with working), reveal the answer to see if they were right. Discuss any misconceptions from the working they have shown, or if they have all got it correct, move on to another question (changing the options to make if more difficult if necessary).
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