Calculating unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson we will be solving worded problems involving finding unit fractions of quantities.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Calculate:

1/5

Q2.Calculate:

2/5

Q3.Calculate:

3/5

Q4.Calculate:

4/5

Q5.Calculate:

5/5

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Calculating Unit Fractions of Quantities

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

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Question 5

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?

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?

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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?

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 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.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

Lesson summary: Calculating unit fractions of quantities

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