Year 6

Year 6

# Fractions problem solving

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will be learning how to solve fraction problems relating to shape, including calculating the perimeter and finding missing lengths.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Subtract the fractions below.
1/15
1/2
Q2.
Subtract the mixed numbers below.
1/2
3/8
Q3.
I ate 1/4 of a cake. Zak ate 1/8 of the cake. What is the difference between what we both ate?
1/4
3/8
Q4.
Iman walks 7/8 of a mile to school. Janiya walks 1/2 of a mile to school. How much further does Iman walk than Janiya?
Correct answer: 3/8 of a mile
6/8 of a mile
8/10 of a mile
Q5.
Solve the subtraction equation.
10/8
3/4

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Express the fraction below in its simplest form.
4/6
8/12
Q2.
Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.
b
c
Q3.
Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.
14/7