To find unit fractions of a given quantity

To find unit fractions of a given quantity

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will continue to focus on unit fractions by finding fractions in different contexts. We will use pictorial representations alongside multiplication and division facts to solve a range of problems.

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3 Questions

Q1.
Which of these are NOT unit fractions?
1/2
1/7
Correct answer: 3/4
Q2.
The denominator shows us...
how many parts of the whole we have
Correct answer: the number of equal parts the whole is divided into
the number of unequal parts the whole is divided into
Q3.
The numerator is...
above the vinculum and tells us how many equal parts of the whole is divided into
Correct answer: always 1 in a unit fraction and tells us how many equal parts of the whole we have
below the vinculum and tells use how many equal parts the whole is divided into

3 Questions

Q1.
When I find one fifth of a number, I have 5. What number is my whole?
20
Correct answer: 25
30
Q2.
Mohammed has one quarter of £20. Sarah has one half of £12. Who has more?
Mohammed
Correct answer: Sarah
Q3.
I start with my whole number. When I find one third I have 4. When I find one quarter I have 3. What number have I started with?
Correct answer: 12
16
20

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UnitMaths / Fractions