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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
7x1= 7

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
There are 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?

STRATEGY:
18÷3=6
6x1=6

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
There are 6 boys in Marks 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 cousin’s in Auckland.




2 comments:

Petra said...

Sonya that is great and perfect and well done on your maths the strategy that's a well done is well thank you good bye

Sonya said...

Thanks...
I really love your feedback:-)

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