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 colorful floor rug for a home renovation competition. The floor rug design must adhere to a list of competition rules. Students must record and analyze their color 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 analyzing’ worksheets
- reflection questions.