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# Fractions

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### Fractions

1. 1. A fraction is part of a whole object.
2. 2. Have you seen fractions before? Where?
3. 3. Here are some you may be familiar with…
4. 4. Here we have one square. Now let’s break the square into four equal parts or fractions.
5. 5. What if we coloured just one of these pieces? That would be 1 piece out of 4 pieces right? Here’s how we write it: ¼ Numerator Denominator Denominator? That’s a great name for an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie We read it as one quarter.
6. 6. How much of the square is white? Write your answer as a fraction.
7. 7. Look at this licorice all sort. What portion of the licorice is black? Write this as a fraction. What portion of the licorice is pink? Write this as a fraction.
8. 8. Aodhan eats three pieces of this pizza. What portion of the pizza is left? Write your answer as a fraction. Tim eats another two pieces of the pizza. What portion of the pizza is left now?
9. 9. Lillie drops four pieces of her mandarin on the floor. What portion of the mandarin is left? Write your answer as a fraction.
10. 10. Miss Moulton eats three pieces of Toblerone chocolate! YUM! What portion is left? Write your answer as a fraction.
11. 11. Amy eats ¼ of this cherry pie. What portion of the pie is left? Write your answer as a fraction.
12. 12. Brandon ate two yoghurts for afternoon tea. What portion of the pack of yoghurts are left? Write your answer as a fraction.
13. 13. D’Arcy ordered an eight-scoop ice- cream. It was pretty tricky to hold and as he walked down the street three scoops dropped on the floor. What portion of the ice-cream is left?
14. 14. Draw this circle so that it shows ½ Draw this rectangle so that it shows 3/6 Draw this square so that it shows 4/8
15. 15. Now create three fraction stories of your own.