# Finding fractions of a number

Key to success

Using knowledge of division and multiplication - check out this video.

But what are fractions?

Colour in the fractions of each shape on the workshop.  Remember to put your name and class at the top.

# Denominator & Numerator

ACTIVITY

Use these fractions - 2/4 3/4 2/5 2/3 3/10 4/5

With the buttons provided come up with your own whole number (e.g. 80) and use the above fractions to show your understanding of how to find a fraction of a whole number.

Take a photo of your fractions using a whiteboard to show your working out and added information. See the below picture as an example

Explore - Come up with your own fractions and repeat this task!

Are there any numbers where you are left with remainders?

Which fractions and whole numbers are these?

Go to the fractions activities on Mathletics to practice your skills further.

# Book Station - Collins 5 & 6

L/I - To find fractions of whole numbers.

Have a go at some of activities in the Collins books.

Collins 5A pp98-99

Collins 5C pp.94-95

CHALLENGE

Colline 6B - pp98-99

# Pizza Station

Check out fractions of a pizza and even compare equivalent fractions.

# Macbook  Station

Go to Google and type 'finding the fraction of a whole number'.  Pick the first result taking you to Mathplayground.com.  Complete the activities.