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Find the Fractions

In this worksheet, students find simple fractions of a number of objects.

'Find the Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Fractions

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet children must find a simple fraction of a number of objects.

 

Example

How many apples will be there in one third or 1/3 of the number of apples below?

   

   

   

 

Answer

To find one third or 1/3 of a number of objects we share or divide them into 3 groups.

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

There are 4 apples in each group so one third, 1/3 of 12 is 4

This is the same as working out 12 ÷ 3 = 4

 

To find one half or 1/2 of a number, we divide by 2.

To find one quarter or 1/4 of a number, we divide by 4.

 

 

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