# 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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## Starter quiz

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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
£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
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
18
Q4.
Billy has 128 football cards. He gives away one eighth of them. How many did he give away?
12
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
£60
£600

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Calculate:
42
7
70
Q2.
Calculate:
16
32
5
Q3.
Calculate:
112
113
224
Q4.
A packet of paper has 261 sheets. Two thirds of the packet has been used. How much paper is left?
174
175
85