A top event trainer in Germany believes the best horse for eventing is ¾ Thoroughbred and ¼ Warmblood. What does this mean? This math worksheet takes a look at some basic horse breed genetics. Learners apply their understanding of fractions and percent when describing a horse's pedigree. Real-world math for horse crazy kids!
4.NF.C.6 – Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100; Model decimals and fractions
5.NBT.A.3 – Model decimals and fractions
6.RP.A.3c – Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100.
Who is it for?
4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds)
Answers and Common Core alignment
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Horse Lover's Math
Deborah Stacey is the Founder & CEO of HorseLoversMath.com, a website for kids ages 8 and up devoted to horses and math. As a horse crazy girl growing up she dreamed of a life with horses, and realized her dream by receiving an honours degree in horsemanship from Humber College. For years she worked in the equine industry on hunter and jumper farms, in dressage barns and boarding stables. For the past three years, Deborah has worked to align the math curriculum guidelines for grades 4, 5 and 6 to the real world of horses.