How to find fractions of amounts
To find a fraction of a number where the numerator is 1, such as 1/4 of 8, you divide the number by the denominator, so you would have 8/4 = 2.
Resources for physically finding fractions of numbers you could include: Cuisinaire rods, Numicon, Base 10 or simply use cubes or counters.
Try using more than one method and practice checking your answers with a calculator.
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Find fractions of amounts