After this lesson from last year: https://mathmindsblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/fraction-to-decimal-division-table-noticings/ a lot of the same patterns emerged from the students. There is, however, one fraction that still drives them crazy…the 11ths.
Here it is showing up on two of the students’ papers…you can tell the 11ths are a thorn in their side!
The best part of this lesson was the work I found after the lesson was over. They were working on it any free moment they could find in the day! This has become a genuine curiosity for them and I love it! They are still working, but I could not help but laugh at the heading of their work:
I will keep you posted on their findings….