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Solve Fractions and Multiples Problems

In this worksheet, students will be asked to solve a range of fractions and multiples problems. These problems will involve unequal sharing and grouping using knowledge of fractions and multiples.

'Solve Fractions and Multiples Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Ratio and Proportion

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Fraction/Multiples Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, you will use your knowledge of fractions and multiples to solve a range of problems.

 

Let's work through one together.

I ate ¼ of a pie and served ⅛ later to my guests.

What fraction was served to my guests?

 

1st step: Convert

Convert ¼ to eighths so both fractions have the same denominator and then will be easier to work with

¼ both numbers should be multiplied by 2 to convert to eighths as 4 x 2 = 8

So I ate  and I saved ⅛ a total of ⅜ 

 

2nd step: Subtract

The total pie was originally a whole = 

So ⅝  of the pie was served to guests

 

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