Year 3 Maths

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Block E
Lesson 9

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How to find fractions of an amount

To find a fraction of an amount where the numerator is 1, is to split it into equal parts using division, the amount you divide by is the same value as the denominator of the fraction.

Example

1/2 of 56

re-write as a division question    56 / 2

solve using a chosen method   56 / 2 = 28

answer = 28

 

Example

1/3 of 48

re-write as a division question    48 / 3

solve using a chosen method   48 / 3 = 16

answer = 16

Check your answers using your calculator.

 

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Find  of these amounts

 

a) =
b) =
c) =
d) =
e) =