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Find Quarters of Numbers

In this worksheet, students will use pictures to help them to find quarters of numbers.

'Find Quarters of Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Halves and Quarters

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will use pictures to help us to find quarters of numbers.

 

Look at this picture, which shows 8 balls.

 

       

 

The whole group has 8 balls.

 

To find one quarter, split the group into four equal groups.

 

      

Each group has 2 balls.

 

¼ of 8 is 2

 

Top tip: If you find it hard to split the pictures into equal groups, use a pencil and paper to draw dots in different groups and then count them.

For example, draw four circles to use for the four groups: circle A, circle B, circle C and circle D. Draw 1 dot in each circle, counting as you go 1, 2, 3, 4

Then draw 1 more dot in each circle: 5, 6, 7, 8.  You should have drawn 2 dots in each circle, so one quarter of 8 is 2.

 

Shall we have a go at some questions now?

 

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