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Work Out Simple Fractions of Whole Numbers

In this worksheet, students find simple fractions of whole numbers by dividing and multiplying.

'Work Out Simple Fractions of Whole Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions and Decimals

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Fraction Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this activity, you will find simple fractions of whole numbers.

 

Example

 

3

4
 × 36 = 
?

 

Answer

We must first work out 1/4 of 36, which is the same as 36 ÷ 4 = 9

1

4
 × 36 = 
9

 

Once we know 1/4, we simply multiply this by 3 to find 3/4.

9 x 3 = 27

 

 

3

4
 × 36 = 
           27
 

 

 

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2
3
 ×  9 = 
 
2
3
  × 6 = 
 
3
4
  × 32 = 
 
2
3
  × 30 = 
 
2
3
  × 15 = 
 
3
4
   × 8 = 
 
2
3
   × 6 = 
 
3
4
   × 20 = 
 
3
4
   × 16 = 
 
3
4
   × 12 = 
 
  • Question 1
2
3
 ×  9 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
6
  • Question 2
2
3
  × 6 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 3
3
4
  × 32 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
24
  • Question 4
2
3
  × 30 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 5
2
3
  × 15 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
10
  • Question 6
3
4
   × 8 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
6
  • Question 7
2
3
   × 6 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 8
3
4
   × 20 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
15
  • Question 9
3
4
   × 16 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
12
  • Question 10
3
4
   × 12 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
9
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