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Friday, 21 June 2013

Maths Activity


LI - Find fractions of lengths, including seeing when a fraction is greater than one.

Problem
Strategy
Answer
There are four people at the party and five wafers. How much wafer will each
person get?
1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 = 5/4  

The answer is 5/4.
There are three people at the party and four wafers. How much wafer will each
person get?
1/3 + 1/3 + 1/3 + 1/3 = 4/3
The answer is 4/3.
There are eight people at the party and two wafer. How much wafer will each
person get?
1/8 + 1/8 = 2/8
The answer is 2/8.
There are five people at the party and four wafers. How much wafer will each
person get?
1/5 + 1/5 + 1/5 + 1/5 = 4/5
The answer is 4/5.
There are two people at the party and three wafers. How much wafer will each
person get?
1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 = 3/2 = 1 1/2
The answer is 1 and a 1/2.

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