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. 7×1=7
There is 7 Melbourne Storm cards.
2. In Mark’s class there are 18 children. ⅓ of them are boys. How many boys are in Mark’s class?
There are 6 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. 8×3=24
24 of Luke’s cousins are in Auckland.