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Monday, 25 June 2018

Find fractions of numbers

WALT: Find fractions of numbers of numbers
Miss Szymanik brought 15 puzzles for her class. ⅕ of the puzzles were for 10 -  12 year olds. How many of the puzzles were for 10 - 12 year olds?
What is the context of the question?
The Context of the question is Miss Szymanik Brought 15 puzzles for her class.

What is the question asking us to do?
The question is telling us to do Division and Multiplication.



Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):
5 ፥ 15 = 5
5x5=15


Answer:       5 of the puzzles were for 10 - 12 year olds.

Mr Moran brought some cake to share for his birthday last week. It was cut into 18 pieces. ⅙ of the pieces were chocolate flavoured. How many chocolate flavoured pieces were there?

What is the context of the question?
The Context is telling us that Mr Moran brought some cake to share for his birthday last week.



What is the question asking us to do?
The question is telling us to do division and multiplication

Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):     
3  ፥ 18 = 6
6 x 3 =18
Answer:    3 of  the pieces of cake were chocolate.

Mr Burt brought 35 new chromebooks for students. ⅖ of them didn’t have bags. How many chromebooks still needed bags?

What is the context of the question?
The context of the question is Mr Burt brought 35 chromebooks for students.

What is the question asking us to do?
The question is telling us to do division and  multiplication

Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):

5  ፥ 35 = 7
5 x 7 = 35

Answer:     7 chromebooks still needed bags.

Mrs Lagitupu brought 100 new cameras. ⅖ of them were Sony brand. How many Sony brand cameras did she buy?
What is the context of the question?
The context of the question is Mrs Lagitupu brought 100 new cameras.

What is the question asking us to do?
The question is telling us to do division and multiplication


Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):

5 x 20 = 100
5 ፥ 100 = 20



Answer:                of the cameras were Sony brand.
Miss Parrant brought 21 pairs of rugby boots for her Rippa team. 3/7 of them were Adidas brand boots. How many adidas brand boots did Miss Parrant buy?
What is the context of the question?
The context is telling us Miss Parrant brought 21 pairs of rugby boots for her Rippa team. 3/7 of them were Adidas brand boots.



What is the question asking us to do?
The question is asking us to do division and multiplication



Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):
7 x 3=21
7 ፥ 21=3


Answer:        3 of the boots were Adidas brand boots.
Mrs Moala brought 28 ice blocks to share with her class. ¾ were lemonade flavoured. How many lemonade flavoured ice blocks were there?

What is the context of the question?
The context is telling us Mrs Moala brought 28 ice blocks to share with her class. ¾ were lemonade flavoured.



What is the question asking us to do?
The question is telling us to do division and multiplication
Show your working (what division or multiplication facts helped you):
7 x 4 = 28
28 ፥ 4 =7

Answer:      7 ice blocks were lemonade.