Converting Recurring Decimals to Fractions

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Understand what is meant by a recurring decimal
Understand that recurring decimals can be written as fractions 
Prove how a recurring decimal can be written as a fraction  
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Fractions, decimals and percentages are frequently used in daily life. At GCSE level students are required to make basic conversions, however they are also required to prove that a recurring decimal can be written as a fraction. A typical recurring decimal is 0.333 which is equivalent to a 1/3. Students need to be able to show why 0.333 is equivalent to 1/3.  This is a level 6/7 topic for students sitting the higher GCSE paper. 

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This class is suitable for Maths students in Years 8-11 or S2-S5 who are studying at an Advanced KS4 level or equivalent. 
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