Fractions, Percentages and Ratio
Understand that 'percentage' means 'parts per 100', and that it can be used for conversions, comparisons and calculations

Fractions, Percentages and Ratio
After studying Elementary School 'Grades 3, 4 & 5 Maths – Fractions, Percentages and Ratios  Ages 811'
eBook your child should be confidently able to:
 understand unit fractions such as onehalf, onethird and onequarter as well as fractions that are
several parts of one whole such as twothirds, three quarters or fourfifths as well as locate them on a number line.
 use fractions as indicators of shapes and quantities.
 understand the notion of equivalent fractions and be able to simplify fractions by cancelling common factors.
 compare and order simple fractions for example by converting them to fractions with a common denominator.
 recognise the equivalence between the decimal and fraction forms of halves, quarters, tenths and hundredths.
 understand that 'percentage' means 'parts per 100', and that it can be used for conversions, comparisons and calculations.
 find the percentages of whole number quantities, using a calculator where appropriate.
 recognise the approximate proportions of a whole and use simple fractions and percentages to describe them,
explaining their methods and reasoning.
 solve simple problems involving ratio and direct proportion.
As such it is fully aligned with the North American curriculum.
Just remember: 'The more you practice, the better you'll be at maths!'  John Kelliher.





