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?
SOLUTION SENTENCE:There are 7 Melbourne Storm cards.
2. In Mark’s class there are 18 children. ⅓ of them are boys. How many boys are in Mark’s class?
⅓ of 18=6
SOLUTION SENTENCE: 6 boys are in Mark’s 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?
¾ of 32=9
SOLUTION SENTENCE: 9 cousins live in Auckland.