# Find One Quarter or One Third of a Shape

In this worksheet, students will find one quarter or one third of shapes.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Fractions

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

This activity is all about finding 1/4 and 1/3 of shapes.

Let's have a look at what each of these means.

1. Finding 1/4 of a shape:

1/4 is read as one quarter and can also be written like this:

So, let's shade 1/4 of a square. It needs to be split into four equal parts and then one of the parts needs to be shaded:

Remember equal means exactly the same size.

2. Finding 1/3 of a shape:

1/3 is read as one third and can also be written like this:

So, let's shade 1/3 of a circle. It needs to be split into three equal parts and then one of the parts needs to be shaded.

Remember equal means exactly the same size.

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