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Questions involving fractions

questions involving fractions
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Understanding fractions is a core skill at the base of many mathematical problems, including rearranging equations. Putting fractions in order of size involves a degree of estimating, and then using some basic numerical skills to solve the problem.

As with many numerical questions, it is a case of developing a method which suits you and enables you to solve similar problems in a way that involves you understanding what you are doing, and what is happening to the numbers.

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