Fractions

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Fractions

  1. 1. Fractions
  2. 2. Fractions • Here is a whole square • There are everyday objects which are whole. For example, we can have a whole bar of chocolate • A fraction is an EQUAL part of a whole object
  3. 3. Whole Fractions Here are more examples of whole objects.
  4. 4. Half Fractions • When an object is evenly divided into two – each part is called a half • 2 parts make the whole object • ½+½=1 + =
  5. 5. Half Fractions Here are more examples of whole objects which can be cut into half fractions.
  6. 6. Quarter fractions • When an object is evenly divided into 4 it becomes a quarter • ¼+¼+¼+¼=1 + + + =
  7. 7. Quarter Fractions • Here are more examples of ¼ fractions + + +
  8. 8. Questions What fraction of the square is blue? What fraction of the rectangle is red?
  9. 9. Questions • What fraction of this circle is red? •What fraction of this circle is blue?
  10. 10. Questions • How much of this triangle is coloured orange? • How much of this triangle is coloured orange?
  11. 11. Questions What fraction of snowmen have green hats?
  12. 12. Questions • What fractions of these birds are parrots?
  13. 13. KEY POINTS • Remember, a fraction is an equal part of one whole • We can split shapes, objects and numbers into fractions • We write fractions as

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