# Simplifying Fractions

In this lesson, we will learn how to write a fraction in its simplest form using our knowledge of multiples and factors.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which diagram shows one quarter shaded?

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Q2.Which fraction statement is true?

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Q3.David writes many equivalent fractions down as shown. What mistake has David made?

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Q4.What is the missing number for this pair of equivalent fractions?

4/4

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which diagram shows one quarter shaded?

1/4

Q2.Which fraction statement is true?

2/4

Q3.David writes many equivalent fractions down as shown. What mistake has David made?

3/4

Q4.What is the missing number for this pair of equivalent fractions?

4/4

# Video

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# Worksheet

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#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Simplifying fractions

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which fraction shows two quarters simplified fully?

1/3

Q2.Which fraction has been simplified correctly and fully?

2/3

Q3.James wants to simplify the shown fraction fully. What advice would you give him?

3/3

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

# Simplifying fractions

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which fraction shows two quarters simplified fully?

1/3

Q2.Which fraction has been simplified correctly and fully?

2/3

Q3.James wants to simplify the shown fraction fully. What advice would you give him?

3/3

# Lesson summary: Simplifying Fractions

## Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance