Fractions: Multiplying with Halves

In this worksheet, students multiply fractions.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Fractions

Difficulty level:

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must multiply 1/2 by whole numbers and then write the number of halves in different ways.

Example

Work out

5  ×
 1 2
=

You can make two whole apples and a spare half.

We can write the answer like this:

5 ×
 1 2
=
 5 2
= 2
 1 2
= two and a half

Work out

1  ×
 1 2
=
1

1/2

11/2

Write the fraction in a different way.

9 ×
 1 2
=

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3

1/12

6/2

Select all the possible values of

2  ×
 1 2
=
2/2

4

1

Select all the possible values of

3  ×
 1 2
=
one and a half

3/2

three sixths

Select all the possible values of

8  ×
 1 2
=
16

4

1/16

Select all the possible values of

5  ×
 1 2
=
5/2

Five halves

Two and a half

Select all the possible values of

11  ×
 1 2
=
11/2

Five and a half

111/2

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
6

3

6/2

Select all the possible values of

7  ×
 1 2
=
7/2

7/14

Three and a half

• Question 1

Work out

1  ×
 1 2
=
1/2
• Question 2

Write the fraction in a different way.

9 ×
 1 2
=
9/2
• Question 3

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 4

Select all the possible values of

2  ×
 1 2
=
2/2
1
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 5

Select all the possible values of

3  ×
 1 2
=
one and a half
3/2
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 6

Select all the possible values of

8  ×
 1 2
=
4
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 7

Select all the possible values of

5  ×
 1 2
=
5/2
Five halves
Two and a half
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 8

Select all the possible values of

11  ×
 1 2
=
11/2
Five and a half
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 9

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
• Question 10

Select all the possible values of

7  ×
 1 2
=
7/2
Three and a half
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to select ALL the possible values?
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