Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will solve word problems which require us to find non-unit fractions of quantities.

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5 Questions

Q1.
A scooter costs £42. Isla has one seventh of the price left to save. How much more money does she have to save?
£10
Correct answer: £6
£7
£8
Q2.
Reena is completing a 30 kilometre run. So far she has run one sixth of the distance. How far has she run?
3km
4km
Correct answer: 5km
6km
Q3.
A newsagent receives an order of 85 newspapers a day. At 13:00 they have sold one fifth of the newspapers. How many have been sold?
15
16
Correct answer: 17
18
Q4.
Billy has 128 football cards. He gives away one eighth of them. How many did he give away?
12
Correct answer: 16
20
24
Q5.
A car costs £2400, however after 2 months the price is discounted by one sixth. How much is the discount on the car?
£40
Correct answer: £400
£60
£600

5 Questions

Q1.
Calculate:
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42
Correct answer: 56
7
70
Q2.
Calculate:
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16
32
5
Correct answer: 80
Q3.
Calculate:
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112
113
224
Correct answer: 226
Q4.
A packet of paper has 261 sheets. Two thirds of the packet has been used. How much paper is left?
174
175
85
Correct answer: 87
Q5.
Natalie goes on holiday for two weeks and two days. She spends three eighths of her holiday in Devon, and the rest of the holiday in Cornwall. How much time did she spend in Cornwall?
Correct answer: 10
6
7
9

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UnitMaths / Fractions