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Understanding Maths: Fractions

by Hilary Koll and Steve Mills

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Suitable for: Key Stage 2 level for ages 7 to 11

ISBN: 9780721713038 | Pages: 52

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Product description for teachers and tutors

Understanding Maths is a series of topic-based study books for children in Key Stage 2, providing rigorous practice of key subject areas. Each topic contains a concise summary of the information required by the National Curriculum, making the series ideal for use as preparation for the Key Stage 2 tests. Each book is a stand-alone resource, so children can either work through them in order or focus on individual aspects of the subject. Together, the nine books support the whole of the Key Stage 2 maths curriculum, providing a solid foundation for success in maths.

Fractions meets the National Curriculum requirements for Key Stage 2 maths, and covers the following areas: comparing and ordering fractions, common denominators, simplifying fractions, unit fractions, equivalent fractions, multiplying fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, tenths, hundreds and thousandths, mixed numbers and improper fractions. The book also builds an understanding of fractions and how they can be represented and used to solve problems.

Key features of Understanding Maths include:

  • an ‘Explanation’ to introduce each topic
  • activities to consolidate and revise knowledge and skills
  • thought-provoking facts to foster a love of learning beyond the National Curriculum
  • regular ‘Progress tests’ and a ‘Final test’ to track children’s development.

All nine books in the series contain answers at the back.


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My son has Aspergers Syndrome and I home school him. Despite his high intelligence level, he has a very short concentration span and these books (plus the English books) have been invaluable with large amounts of information in bite size chunks presented to my son in an interesting way. I highly recommend them for children of all abilities and ages. They are good for supported and unsupported work.

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Lagos, Nigeria
It has helped me to improve my reading and understanding of the English Language.

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