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# The Magic Square Challenge Sheet

Description

This is a fun extension worksheet for students who are able to push their fraction addition to the next level. The maths skills and abstract thinking required will make this sheet difficult for many students, but will likely be a favourite for those who have a good handle on this content.

This worksheet is part of a larger unit designed to develop proficiency in solving problems related to addition and subtraction of fractions by applying their understanding of equivalent fractions. The focus is on mastering the skill of manipulating fractions to facilitate efficient computation and problem-solving.

Curriculum Codes

AC9M6N05 9

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions using knowledge of equivalent fractions

ACMNA126 8.4

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators

VCMNA212

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-7NA old

Compares, orders and calculates with fractions, decimals and percentages

MA3-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent the properties of numbers

MA3-RN-02 new

Compares and orders decimals up to 3 decimal places

MA3-RN-03 new

Determines percentages of quantities, and finds equivalent fractions and decimals for benchmark percentage values

MA3-AR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems

MA3-MR-01 new

Selects and applies appropriate strategies to solve multiplication and division problems

MA3-MR-02 new

Constructs and completes number sentences involving multiplicative relations, applying the order of operations to calculations

MA3-RQF-01 new

Compares and orders fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10

MA3-RQF-02 new

Determines 1/2, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/10 of measures and quantities