# Fractions of Numbers (1)

In this worksheet, students must find simple fractions of numbers using pictures.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Write Fractions

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this diagram, 1 square is shaded red out of 4 squares altogether.

1/4 (one quarter) of 4 squares is 1 square

In this diagram, 2 squares are shaded red out of 6 squares altogether.

You know that 6 ÷ 3 = 2

1/3 (one third) of the 6 squares are shaded red

Example 1

Here are 6 stars.

Anna colours ½ of them red.

How many does she colour red?

Answer

6 ÷ 2 = 3

She colours 3 of them red.

½ (one half) of the stars are shaded red.

½ of 6 is 3

Example 2

Here are 6 triangles.

Anna colours 1/3 of them red.

How many does she colour red?

Answer

6 ÷ 3 = 2

She colours 2 of them red.

1/3 (one third) of the triangles are shaded red.

1/3 of 6 is 2

What is ¼ of 4?

What is ½ of 4?

What is 1/3 of 3?

What is ½ of 6?

What is ¼ of 8?

What is 1/3 of 6?

What is ½ of 8?

What is ½ of 10?

What is ¼ of 12?

What is 1/3 of 12?

• Question 1

What is ¼ of 4?

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
4 ÷ 4 = 1
• Question 2

What is ½ of 4?

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
4 ÷ 2 = 2
• Question 3

What is 1/3 of 3?

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
3 ÷ 3 = 1
• Question 4

What is ½ of 6?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
EDDIE SAYS
6 ÷ 2 = 3
• Question 5

What is ¼ of 8?

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
8 ÷ 4 = 2
• Question 6

What is 1/3 of 6?

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
6 ÷ 3 = 2
• Question 7

What is ½ of 8?

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
8 ÷ 2 = 4
• Question 8

What is ½ of 10?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
10 ÷ 2 = 5
• Question 9

What is ¼ of 12?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
EDDIE SAYS
12 ÷ 4 = 3
• Question 10

What is 1/3 of 12?

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
12 ÷ 3 = 4
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