Everyday maths 2 (Wales)
Everyday maths 2 (Wales)

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7 Fractions

You will be used to seeing fractions in your everyday life, particularly when you are out shopping or scouring the internet for the best deals. It’s really useful to be able to work out how much you’ll pay if an item is on sale or if a supermarket deal really is a good deal!

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Figure 7 A poster advertising a sale

There are several different elements to working with fractions. First you will look at simplifying fractions.

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