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Fractions: Multiplying with Quarters

In this worksheet, students solve simple fraction problems.

'Fractions: Multiplying with Quarters' 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 1/4 by whole numbers and then write the number of quarters in different ways.

 

Example

Work out

 

9  × 
1

4
 =
 

 

Answer

Use these 9 quarter of apples to help.

Quarter slice of appleQuarter slice of appleQuarter slice of appleQuarter slice of apple     Quarter slice of appleQuarter slice of appleQuarter slice of appleQuarter slice of apple    Quarter slice of apple

 

We can make two whole apples and a spare quarter.

Whole apple Whole apple    Quarter slice of apple

 

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.

Work out

 

1  × 
1

4
 =
 
1

1/4

11/4

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9  × 
1

2
 =
 
4/4

2 1/4

1

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12  × 
1

4
 =
 
12

3

12/4

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2  × 
1

4
 =
 
2/4

1/2

1/4

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6 ×
1

4
 =
 
6/4

one and a half

3/2

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9  × 
1

4
 =
 
9/4

36

1/36

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7  × 
1

4
 =
 
28

7/4

one and three quarters

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8  × 
1

4
 =
 
8 quarters

8/4

2

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5  × 
1

4
 =
 
5/4

one and a quarter

1/20

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3  × 
1

4
 =
 
1/12

3/4

3/12

  • Question 1

Work out

 

1  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
1/4
EDDIE SAYS
1 x 1 = 1, so 1/4 is the answer.
  • Question 2

Select all the possible answers to

 

9  × 
1

2
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
2 1/4
EDDIE SAYS
9 x 1 = 9, so 9/4 is the fraction. Divide 9 by 4 to get 2 1/4.
  • Question 3

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12  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3
12/4
EDDIE SAYS
12 divided by 4 is 3.
  • Question 4

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2  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
2/4
1/2
EDDIE SAYS
2/4 reduces to 1/2.
  • Question 5

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6 ×
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
6/4
one and a half
3/2
EDDIE SAYS
6/4 reduces to 3/2. 3 divided by 2 is 1 1/2.
  • Question 6

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9  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
9/4
EDDIE SAYS
9 x 1 = 9
  • Question 7

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7  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
7/4
one and three quarters
EDDIE SAYS
7 divided 4 is 1 3/4.
  • Question 8

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8  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
8 quarters
8/4
2
EDDIE SAYS
8 divided by 4 is 2.
  • Question 9

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5  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
5/4
one and a quarter
EDDIE SAYS
5 divided by 4 is one and a quarter.
  • Question 10

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3  × 
1

4
 =
 
CORRECT ANSWER
3/4
EDDIE SAYS
3 x 1 = 3
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