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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Fraction

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 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
3x8= 24

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
Luke has 24 cousin’s in Auckland




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