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Fractions and Decimals

We had so much fun using Padlet to show what we have learnt in fractions and decimals this term. It was our first time using it but we loved being able to reflect on our knowledge in a different way!! What is something YOU know about fractions and decimals and would like to share? Click on the photo to see what we’ve done!

fractions and decimals padlet

 

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If the World Were a Village…

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We have been reading the book If the World Were A Village in class. Read the statistics below and write one mathematical statistic from the information.

If the World were 100 PEOPLE:

50 would be female
50 would be male

26 would be children
There would be 74 adults,
8 of whom would be 65 and older

There would be:
60 Asians
15 Africans
14 people from the Americas
11 Europeans

33 Christians
22 Muslims
14 Hindus
7 Buddhists
12 people who practice other religions
12 people who would not be aligned with a religion

12 would speak Chinese
5 would speak Spanish
5 would speak English
3 would speak Arabic
3 would speak Hindi
3 would speak Bengali
3 would speak Portuguese
2 would speak Russian
2 would speak Japanese
62 would speak other languages

83 would be able to read and write; 17 would not

7 would have a college degree
22 would own or share a computer

77 people would have a place to shelter them
from the wind and the rain, but 23 would not

1 would be dying of starvation
15 would be undernourished
21 would be overweight

87 would have access to safe drinking water
13 people would have no clean, safe water to drink