Euro2016 Betting: Fract,dec,%
Betting odds are an everyday example that seem so simple, yet actually require a lot of mathematical thinking to fully understand. In particular the extension where the understanding “chance of winning” is akin to the question “how does one break even on this bet” requires a lot of thought.
This activity sheet offers a concrete example of how fractions, decimals, percentages and ratio are used to measure and define proportions and help us to make "good" decisions. See this blog post Euro 2016: Fractions, Decimals, %