# Fraction of ...

## Practise your ability to find a fraction of a given amount with this self marking exercise.

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This is level 4: find a fraction of a given amount when the answer is not necessarily an integer. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 9 correct and you do this activity online.

Give all answers to three significant figures.

 1 Find $$\frac{3}{5} \text{of } 42$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 Find $$\frac{4}{5} \text{of } 45$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 Find $$\frac{5}{7} \text{of } 90$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 Find $$\frac{2}{7} \text{of } 226$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 Find $$\frac{3}{7} \text{of } 934$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 Find $$\frac{4}{7} \text{of } 734$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 7 Find $$\frac{5}{8} \text{of } 42.5$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 Find $$\frac{4}{7} \text{of } 39.7$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 Find $$\frac{4}{9} \text{of } 35.4$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 10 Find $$\frac{5}{8} \text{of } 56.51$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 11 Find $$\frac{4}{9} \text{of } 3.35$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 12 Find $$\frac{4}{9} \text{of } 169.13$$ ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗
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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Find a fraction of a given amount when the numerator is one

Level 2 - Find a fraction of a given amount when the numerator is not one

Level 3 - Find a fraction of a given quantity when a change of units is required

Level 4 - Find a fraction of a given amount when the answer is not necessarily an integer

Level 5 - Find a fraction of a fraction (fraction multiplication)

More on Fractions including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.

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## Curriculum Reference

See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.

## Example

You may also want to use a calculator to check your working. See Calculator Workout skill ##.

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