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Fractions: Multiplying with Halves

In this worksheet, students multiply fractions.

'Fractions: Multiplying with Halves' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Multiplication/Division Problems with Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, multiply 1/2 by whole numbers and then write the number of halves in different ways.

 

Example

Work out

 

5  × 
1

2
 =
 

 

Answer

Use these 5 half apples to help.

Half apple Half apple     Half apple Half apple     Half apple

 

We can make two whole apples and a spare half.

Whole apple Whole apple     Half apple

 

We can write the answer like this:

5 ×
1

2
=  
5

2
= 2
1

2
 = two and a half

Work out

 

1  × 
1

2
 =
 
1

1/2

11/2

Write the fraction in a different way.

 

9 ×
1

2
 =
 

Select all the possible values of

 

6  × 
1

2
 =
 
3

1/12

6/2

Select all the possible values of

 

2  × 
1

2
 =
 
2/2

4

1

Select all the possible values of

 

3  × 
1

2
 =
 
one and a half

3/2

three sixths

Select all the possible values of

 

8  × 
1

2
 =
 
16

4

1/16

Select all the possible values of

 

5  × 
1

2
 =
 
5/2

Five halves

Two and a half

Select all the possible values of

 

11  × 
1

2
 =
 
11/2

Five and a half

111/2

Select all the possible values of

 

6  × 
1

2
 =
 
6

3

6/2

Select all the possible values of

 

7  × 
1

2
 =
 
7/2

7/14

Three and a half

  • Question 1

Work out

 

1  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
1/2
EDDIE SAYS
Anything multiplied by 1 is itself!
  • Question 2

Write the fraction in a different way.

 

9 ×
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
9/2
EDDIE SAYS
9 x 1 = 9 9/2
  • Question 3

Select all the possible values of

 

6  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 6/2 = 3
  • Question 4

Select all the possible values of

 

2  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
2/2
1
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 2/2 = 1
  • Question 5

Select all the possible values of

 

3  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
one and a half
3/2
EDDIE SAYS
3/2 = 1 1/2
  • Question 6

Select all the possible values of

 

8  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
8/2 = 4
  • Question 7

Select all the possible values of

 

5  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
5/2
Five halves
Two and a half
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 5/2 = 2 1/2
  • Question 8

Select all the possible values of

 

11  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
11/2
Five and a half
EDDIE SAYS
11/2 = 5 1/2
  • Question 9

Select all the possible values of

 

6  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
6/2 = 3
  • Question 10

Select all the possible values of

 

7  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
7/2
Three and a half
EDDIE SAYS
7/2 = 3 1/2
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