On Friday, we continued our work on fractions, decimals and percentages. We started looking at how we could find the percentage of something when we had an amount that was more than or less than 100. To help us, we took to the school car park.
We found a row of 20 cars, and from this row were were able to work out some fraction, decimal and percentage amounts of the colours of the cars. Here is some of our work. We recorded it on the footpath so everyone could see.
In class at the moment we have been learning about fractional and decimal numbers and being able to convert between the two (for example, understanding that 0.42 is the same as 42/100). Today we were introduced to percentages and how they link to decimal numbers.
As a part of our maths groups, we have been learning about decimal numbers and their place value. This has included ordering and rounding them. Below is a game to help practise ordering decimal numbers. Choose the activity you want to complete from the main menu, and then order the countries in order from first to last place. Simply click on the flag then click the position number they need to be placed in. Good luck!