Click on the sectors to colour them. You should colour the number of sectors to match the given fraction. You can use any colour (except white) but you might like to show equivalent fractions in the same colour.
Click on the bricks in the walls to colour them. You should colour the number of bricks to show the given equivalent fractions. You can use any colour (except white).
There is an undo button if you make a mistake. Alternatively you could change the paint colour to white to eliminate unwanted regions.
Click the 'Check' button to see how well you are doing at any point as you are working through the diagrams. You can earn a Transum Trophy for getting at least 17 diagrams correct.
There are many more fraction activities on the Transum website. Click on a link below.
There are also fraction Starters, videos, investigations and more activities on the Fractions Topic page.
The solutions to this and other Transum puzzles, exercises and activities are available in this space when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher or parent you can apply for one here.
A Transum subscription also gives you access to the 'Class Admin' student management system and opens up ad-free access to the Transum website for you and your pupils.
Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for those learning Mathematics anywhere in the world. Click here to enter your comments.