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Find a Simple Fraction of a Number

In this worksheet, students evaluate a fraction of a whole number. Only simple fractions are used.

'Find a Simple Fraction of a Number' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems with Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will learn how to find a fraction of a whole number.

 

To find a fraction of a whole number, divide the whole number by the denominator of the given fraction. 

Example: 

Find 1/5 of 15 sweets.

Divide 15 by 5.

15 ÷ 5 = 3.

1
5
of
15 
=
3

 

Want a bit more help with this before you begin? Why not watch this short video?

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