WALT: Find fractions of a quantity
1. Matthew is a huge rugby league fan and has 28 NRL cards. One quarter of them are Melbourne Storm cards. How many of them are Melbourne Storm cards?
28 ÷ 4 = 7
SOLUTION SENTENCE: Their a seven Melbourne storm card.
2. In Mark’s class there are 18 children. ⅓ of them are boys. How many boys are in Mark’s class? thirds
STRATEGY: 18 ÷ 3=6
There are six boys in Mark’s class
3. Luke has 32 first cousins. ¾ of them live in Auckland and the rest of them live in Wellington. How many of Luke’s cousins live in Auckland?
SOLUTION SENTENCE:Luke has 8 cousins in Auckland