# Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will solve word problems which require us to find non-unit fractions of quantities.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A scooter costs £42. Isla has one seventh of the price left to save. How much more money does she have to save?

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Q2.Reena is completing a 30 kilometre run. So far she has run one sixth of the distance. How far has she run?

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Q3.A newsagent receives an order of 85 newspapers a day. At 13:00 they have sold one fifth of the newspapers. How many have been sold?

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Q4.Billy has 128 football cards. He gives away one eighth of them. How many did he give away?

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Q5.A car costs £2400, however after 2 months the price is discounted by one sixth. How much is the discount on the car?

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A scooter costs £42. Isla has one seventh of the price left to save. How much more money does she have to save?

1/5

Q2.Reena is completing a 30 kilometre run. So far she has run one sixth of the distance. How far has she run?

2/5

Q3.A newsagent receives an order of 85 newspapers a day. At 13:00 they have sold one fifth of the newspapers. How many have been sold?

3/5

Q4.Billy has 128 football cards. He gives away one eighth of them. How many did he give away?

4/5

Q5.A car costs £2400, however after 2 months the price is discounted by one sixth. How much is the discount on the car?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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# Calculating Non-Unit Fractions of Quantities

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Calculate:

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Q2.Calculate:

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Q3.Calculate:

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Q4.A packet of paper has 261 sheets. Two thirds of the packet has been used. How much paper is left?

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Q5.Natalie goes on holiday for two weeks and two days. She spends three eighths of her holiday in Devon, and the rest of the holiday in Cornwall. How much time did she spend in Cornwall?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

# Calculating Non-Unit Fractions of Quantities

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Calculate:

1/5

Q2.Calculate:

2/5

Q3.Calculate:

3/5

Q4.A packet of paper has 261 sheets. Two thirds of the packet has been used. How much paper is left?

4/5

Q5.Natalie goes on holiday for two weeks and two days. She spends three eighths of her holiday in Devon, and the rest of the holiday in Cornwall. How much time did she spend in Cornwall?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

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