# Calculating unit fractions of quantities

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### Key learning points

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

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Calculate:
One and two thirds
One third
One whole
Q2.
Calculate:
One and three quarters
One quarter
Two
Q3.
Calculate:
Five sixths
One and one sixth
Correct answer: One and two sixths
Two sixths
Q4.
Calculate:
One and one ninth
Correct answer: One and six ninths
Seven ninths
Six ninths
Q5.
Calculate:
Four twelfths
Correct answer: One and four twelfths
One and three twelfths
Ten twelfths

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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