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Recognise Quarters of Shapes

In this worksheet, students will recognise quarters as one of four equal parts in a shape.

'Recognise Quarters of Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Halves and Quarters

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Worksheet Overview

This activity is about recognising quarters of shapes.


We can split a rectangle into four parts like this.


rectangle in 4 parts - not quarters


Or we can split it into four equal parts like this.


rectangle in four quarters


When we split it into four equal parts, each part is called a quarter (¼) of the whole rectangle.


rectangle in quarters


When the parts are not equal, they are not quarters.


Any shape that is divided into four equal parts is in quarters, as in the circle below:


circle in quarters



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