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  • Jarrow Cross C of E Primary School
‘Living and Learning’
Value in Everyone

Wednesday

Today we are going to be finding fractions of amounts.

We have already done some of this in our maths meetings in school!

Remember:

 

 

To find ½ we divide by 2  

To find 1/3 we divide by 3

To find ¼ we divide by 4

 

In other words we divide by the denominator!

 

If we want to find 2/3 of a number we divide by 3 then multiply the answer by 2

e.g      2/3  of 36        36 ÷ 3 = 12 (1/3)     12 x 2 = 24      so 2/3 of 36 = 24

In other words DDMN – divide by the denominator multiply by the numerator

 

Miss Wilcox and Miss Doran's maths group, download and have a go at the questions on your worksheet below.

 

Mrs Watson and Miss Pearce's maths group, follow along and stop the video and complete today’s worksheet when asked to.

Video link: Aut6.12.3 - Fractions of an amount on Vimeo

 

You don’t need to print of the worksheets, you can record your answers in your book.

 

There are more videos and a quiz on :

Fractions of amounts applied in context - Year 6 - P7 - Maths - Catch Up Lessons - Home Learning with BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize

if you need extra support:

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