**A mathematics investigation about fractions, embedded in a real-world context.**

This open-ended mathematics investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of fractions.

In this investigation, students must use their knowledge and understanding of fractions to design a colourful floor rug for a home renovation competition. The floor rug design must adhere to a list of competition rules. Students must record and analyse their colour choices on the worksheet provided.

This teaching resource includes:

- teacher notes, detailing a range of important information about the investigation
- a detailed description of the investigation for students, including step-by-step instructions
- two blank floor rug templates
- two ‘recording and analysing’ worksheets
- reflection questions.

This resource is linked to the following lessons:

Monique Louise·Stephanie (Teach Starter)·