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Timothy Symons

What’s The Chance? - Working with fractions

Grades: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: Home Learning, Math

Student Instructions

In fractions, the denominator tells us how many parts there are all altogether. The denominator will be the total number of balls AND The numerator will be the number of balls there are, of a specific colour. 1. Tap add 2. Tap mic and discuss your thinking! 2. Tap label and write the chance of picking a red ball from the bag as a fraction. 3. Write the chance of picking a green ball from the bag as a fraction. 4. Write the chance of a picking a ball with an even number from the bag as a fraction. 5. What colour ball has the greatest chance of being picked? Why? 6. Are there any other fractions you could create? If so, what ones? 7. Tap move and change the balls in the bag, so you can create the following fractions: 2/9 Red Balls 4/9 Green Balls 1/9 Black Ball 2/9 Blue Balls 8. Can you create your own combination and write your own fractions? Learning Intention: We are learning about chance. Success Criteria: I can describe that chance of events using fractions.