Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Pentagons Fractions

    1. 85 people from PBS went to a Warriors game. ⅕ of them got to meet the players. How many people didn’t get to meet the warriors?  
    1. In Thailand there were 80  boats parked along the shores ¼ of them sailed away to find fish. How many of them stayed?
    1. 24 students went to the shop and ¼ came back to school. How many people stayed at the shop.

    1. 45 people went and played handball. ⅕ of them went to have something to eat. How many of them are left playing handball?

    1. 28 People from PBS were given a piece of pizza. 1/7 did not eat any. How many people did not eat any pizza?

    1. 36 people went to the NBA finals. ¼ did not get picked to play in the finals. How many people played in the NBA finals?

    1. Freeman had 300 pens he had to share ½. How many does he have know?

    1. Affonso had 18 pieces of pizza. He had to share with 7/9 of his pizza with others. How many pieces does he have left?

    1. They are 500 apples Josh had to pick 2/4 of the apples off the trees. How many are still on the trees?

    1. P.B.S got 1000 bananas they had to share 4/8 with other schools. How many do they have now?
Today our group collaborated to create some fraction word problems for our friends to solve. It helped us think about the strategies we use for finding fractions of whole numbers, and it will help them practise their strategies when they find the answers.

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