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Fractions of Numbers (1)

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

'Fractions of Numbers (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Write Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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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