**Mathematics**

**CURRICULUM FOCUS**

We are learning to convert between fractions, decimals and percentages.

**VOCABULARY**

**Fraction: **A fraction is a part of a whole number, and a way to split up a number into equal parts. It includes a numerator and denominator that are separated by a line.

**Decimal: A** decimal is a non-whole number (e.g. 2.6)

**Percentage: **A quantity out of 100. Uses the % symbol.

**Quantity: **An amount or number of something.

**ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO AT HOME TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD'S LEARNING**

Work out the fraction of the quantity for the following problem:

A teacher has a packet of coloured pencils. There are 20 pencils in the packet. 8 of the pencils are shades of red and yellow. What fraction of the pencils are not shades of red and yellow? Can you convert this to a decimal and percentage?

Can you make up your own worded problem to solve.