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
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?
Ipad Station - Mathletics
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
Colline 6B - pp98-99
Check out fractions of a pizza and even compare equivalent fractions.
Go to Google and type 'finding the fraction of a whole number'. Pick the first result taking you to Mathplayground.com. Complete the activities.