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÷ 4= 7. 7× 1=7
there are 7 MElbourne storm cards ?
2. In Mark’s class there are 18 children. ⅓ of them are boys. How many boys are in Mark’s class?
STRATEGY:18 ÷ 3=6 . 6×1=6
THere are 6 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?
STRATEGY:24 ÷ 4=8 . 8×3=24
SOLUTION SENTENCE: How many of Luke’s cousins live in Auckland? 24