Skip to 0 minutes and 8 secondsPAULA: This week looks at how to multiply using fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Skip to 0 minutes and 12 secondsMICHAEL: Remember to check out this week's accompanying worksheet of practise questions. We've also linked to some further resources you may wish to explore in order to consolidate your learning from this week.
Skip to 0 minutes and 23 secondsPAULA: We finish this week with a question. In a sale, all items are half price. You also have a loyalty card that gets you a tenth of any purchase. As you take your item to the cashier, they ask you which discount you'd like them to apply first. Have a think and post your answers with reasoning below.
Skip to 0 minutes and 42 secondsMICHAEL: So that's all for this week. See you next week, where we'll explore addition and subtraction with fractions.
Summary: Multiplying fractions, decimals and percentages
This week we saw how to multiply a proportion when expressed as a fraction or a decimal and the role of multiplication when calculating a percentage of an amount. You have attempted questions to find a multiply decimals together, find fractions of fractions and find percentages.
Next week we explore addition and subtraction of proportions expressed as fractions, decimals or percentages but before moving on we finish this week with a question:
In a sale, all items are half price. You also have a loyalty card that gets you th off any purchase. As you take your item to the cashier they ask you which discount you would like to apply first.
Have a think and post your answers, with reasoning, to the comments below.
Weekly answers and reflection
As last week, note on your reflection grid (Word doc) if you have used any of these approaches with your students, or log your learning in the course.
Answers for the weekly problem sheet questions are available under the Downloads link at the bottom of this step. Review your answers and if you got some wrong, review the steps and try again.
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