Windows and curtains 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students Further Resources This task is about about fractions. Question Which of the curtains covers \(1 \over 2\) of the window? Question Which of the curtains covers \(2 \over 5\) of the window? Task administration: This task is completed with pencil and paper only. Level: 3 Curriculum info: Maths, Number and Algebra, Number Knowledge Keywords: fractions, part-whole fractions Description of task: Students identify windows that are covered by curtains for given fractions. Answers/responses: Y6 (11/1998) a) B very easy b) C moderate Diagnostic and formative information: Common error Likely reason b) D Two-fifths must be bigger than half because the numbers are bigger. Fractions and triangles Sharing things What fraction? Number items - fractions Shaded Fractions II Shaded fractions Filling bottles II Fractions of sets Parts and wholes Filling bottles Finding two-thirds Shaded fraction shapes