Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
The below QQI Relay © shows one question at a time, and to proceed to the next question, you need to answer the current one correctly. Decide how many questions you want (you can always finish early if need be).
Choose a maximum value for the denominator of your fractions, and then decide if you want to convert from Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers, from Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions, or choose Random to get a random selection of each type.
When typing answers, fractions should be written using the slash key (e.g. 3/2). For typing a mixed number, type the whole number part, then a single space before writing the rest of the fraction (e.g. 1 1/2). The format is very important, especially for giving a mixed number.
When the questions appear, type your answer in the boxand click Check Answer to see if you are right. If correct, move on to the next question.
Choose a maximum value for the denominator of your fractions, and then decide if you want to convert from Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers, from Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions, or choose Random to get a random selection of each type.
When typing answers, fractions should be written using the slash key (e.g. 3/2). For typing a mixed number, type the whole number part, then a single space before writing the rest of the fraction (e.g. 1 1/2). The format is very important, especially for giving a mixed number.
When the questions appear, type your answer in the boxand click Check Answer to see if you are right. If correct, move on to the next question.
Ideas for Teachers
This activity requires each pupil to have access to a computer or other internet enabled device. They will each get a different random set of questions, and at the end you can see how they did in the results table. This is great for spicing up an activity as it adds an element of competition to the work.
Get them to set a high number of questions, such as 100, and then get students to answer as many as possible in 5 or 10 minutes. Have a prize for the one with the highest point score (awarding accuracy and speed).
This activity requires each pupil to have access to a computer or other internet enabled device. They will each get a different random set of questions, and at the end you can see how they did in the results table. This is great for spicing up an activity as it adds an element of competition to the work.
Get them to set a high number of questions, such as 100, and then get students to answer as many as possible in 5 or 10 minutes. Have a prize for the one with the highest point score (awarding accuracy and speed).
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