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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Fractions


WALT: Find fractions of a quantity

1. Matthew is a huge rugby league fan and has 28 NRL cards. One quarter of them are Melbourne Storm cards. How many of them are Melbourne Storm cards?

STRATEGY:
28 ÷ 4 = 7
1x7=7


SOLUTION SENTENCE: There are seven Melbourne storm card.


2. In Mark’s class there are 18 children. ⅓ of them are boys. How many boys are in Mark’s class?  thirds

STRATEGY: 18 ÷ 3=6
6x1=6

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
There are six boys in Mark’s class


3. Luke has 32 first cousins. ¾ of them live in Auckland and the rest of them live in Wellington. How many of Luke’s cousins live in Auckland?

STRATEGY:
32÷4=8
8x3=24

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
Luke has 24 cousins in Auckland.




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