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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

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

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