Class Clips is changing
We will be introducing the new Knowledge and Learning Beta website over the coming months. Clips for use in the classroom are now available on your phone, tablet or PC.

Alternatively, you can still browse or search by keyword or clip number on this site.

CLIP 1661

An introduction to quarters (signed)

An introduction to quarters (signed)

Did you know?

All Class Clips content is available to watch on mobile, tablet and desktop devices on our new Knowledge & Learning BETA website.

Key Info
  • An introduction to quarters (signed)
  • Duration: 01:20
  • An introduction to quarters. The following problem from Ancient Egypt is presented and worked through step by step. A number and a quarter of that number add up to fifteen. What is the number? To work out the answer the presenter uses a tile split into four equal parts. Using simple addition, division, multiplication and a degree of logic, the presenter shows how it is possible to work out the answer.
  • Subject:



    Fractions Percentages and Ratio

  • Keywords: fractions, whole, quarter, divide, quantity, multiply
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to demonstrate how to break down and solve problems. Play the first part of the clip, ask the students to solve the problem, then play the rest of the clip to give the answer.
Background details
  • Clip language : British Sign Language
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.