Identifying fractions of quantity and shape (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will find one half, one quarter and one third of a rectangle by counting the squares within the shape.

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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.Half of 8 is less than half of 16.

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Q2.One quarter of 8 is the same as half of 16.

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Q3.One quarter of 12 is the same as one third of nine.

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Quiz:

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.Half of 8 is less than half of 16.

1/3

Q2.One quarter of 8 is the same as half of 16.

2/3

Q3.One quarter of 12 is the same as one third of nine.

3/3

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Identifying unit fractions of a quantity and shape

Please read the questions and select the appropriate answers.

Q1.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shape below.

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Q2.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shape below.

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Q3.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shale below.

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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:

Identifying unit fractions of a quantity and shape

Please read the questions and select the appropriate answers.

Q1.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shape below.

1/3

Q2.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shape below.

2/3

Q3.What fraction of the shape is shaded?
Look at the shale below.

3/3

Lesson summary: Identifying fractions of quantity and shape (Part 1)

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