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Foundation

# Simplifying Fractions

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn how to write a fraction in its simplest form using our knowledge of multiples and factors.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
Which diagram shows one quarter shaded?
A
C
D
Q2.
Which fraction statement is true?
A
C
D
Q3.
David writes many equivalent fractions down as shown. What mistake has David made?
He has not made a mistake.
Correct answer: He has not multiplied the numerators correctly.
He should be adding one to the denominator each time.
Q4.
What is the missing number for this pair of equivalent fractions?
16
24
4

## Exit quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Which fraction shows two quarters simplified fully?
A
C
D
Q2.
Which fraction has been simplified correctly and fully?
A
C
D
Q3.
James wants to simplify the shown fraction fully. What advice would you give him?
Correct answer: Divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor of 15 and 45.
Just divide the numerator and denominator by 3.
Just divide the numerator by 5.
The fraction is already fully simplified.