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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

fractions

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?

STRATEGY:
28 shared by 4=7
7x1=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?  

STRATEGY:
18 shared by 3 = 6
6x1=6



SOLUTION SENTENCE:
there a 6 boys in masks classroom

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?

STRATEGY:
32 shared by 4 = 8
3x8=24

SOLUTION SENTENCE:
there a 24 of lukes cousins that live in auckland

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