Fraction problems
Find the answer to these problems using multiplication and Division.
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Problem

Division

Multiplication

Word Answer

There are 20 sweets in a packet. How many are there in 1/4 a packet?

20÷4=5

4x 5=20

5 sweets in ¼ of a packet.

A fish is 15cm long. The tail is ⅕ of the fish. How long is the tail?

15 ÷ 5= 3

5x3= 15

The tail is 5 cm.

There are 18 slices of ham in a packet. Mum uses 1/6 to make the lunch, how much is left?

18÷6= 3

6x3= 18

There are 3 left.

Mrs Carter gets 30 new books. She lends 1/3 of them to Miss Young. How many books does she lend to Miss Young?

30÷3= 10

3x10=30

She lended 10 books to her.

There were 35 people waiting for their turn on the Ferris Wheel. ⅕ got sick of waiting and left. How many are still waiting?

35÷5=7

5x7=35

7 are still waiting.

There are 24 students in the class. Only ¾ have brought their permission slips back. How many have brought their permission slips back?

24÷4= 6
But she want’s 3 of them so 6+6+6=18

4x6= 18

18 has been brought back.

There are 45 biscuits in the packet. ⅖ of them are broken. How many are broken?

45÷5=9
But there 2 broken so 9+9=18

5x9=45
But there are 18 brocken

So there are 18 biscuits broken

Walt: Use repeated copying to solve simple problems using ratios
Task Description: This is a fraction problem activity all about fractions.
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