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Fraction Foundations

Recognise simple fractions (halves, quarters and tenths) of whole numbers and shapes.

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This is level 1: Recognise a half and quarters. There are 12 questions and you will be awarded a trophy if you get at least three-quarters of the answers correct and you do this activity online.

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Which picture shows half of a pizza?

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Which picture shows a quarter of a pizza?

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Which picture shows three-quarters of a pizza?

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Which picture shows a whole pizza?

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Which picture represents the fraction \( \dfrac{1}{2} \)?

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Which picture represents the fraction \( \dfrac{3}{4} \)?

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If you eat one quarter of the pizza, which picture shows what is left?

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I eat one quarter of the pizza in the morning.
I eat half the pizza in the afternoon.
Which picture shows the total amount of pizza I have eaten?

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Some orange and blue books are on a shelf. A quarter of the books on the shelf are one colour and three-quarters of the books are a different colour. What colour are a quarter of the books?

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Some orange and lemons can be seen above. Which fruit makes up three-quarters of the collection?

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Chocolate
The chocolate bar has eight squares. You can eat some of it now but you need to save three-quarters of it for the bus ride home. How many squares can you eat now?

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Pets
Mala hs eight pets as can be seen in the picture above. Which of the following statements is not true:

    a. One quarter of the pets are dogs.
    b. One quarter of the pets are not cats.
    c. There are half as many dogs as cats.
    d. Three quarters of the pets are cats.

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Level 1 - Recognise a half and quarters

Level 2 - Find halves and quarters of amounts

Level 3 - Some people say things that can't be true

Level 4 - Introducing tenths

Level 5 - Estimating the size of various fractions

Level 6 - Mixed questions

Level 7 - Bonus quiz

Ordering - Drag fractions into order of size, smallest to largest.

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