  # Fractions: Multiplying with Quarters

In this worksheet, students solve simple fraction problems. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems with Fractions

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, multiply 1/4 by whole numbers and then write the number of quarters in different ways.

Example

Work out

9  ×
 1 4
=

Use these 9 quarter of apples to help.         We can make two whole apples and a spare quarter.   We can write the answer like this:

9 ×
 1 4
=
 9 4
= 2
 1 4

= two and a quarter

When we divide 9 by 4, the answer is 2 1/4. The 1 is the remainder and the 4 is the divisor.

Remember also that two quarters make a half.

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