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 divided by 4= 7
SOLUTION SENTENCE: 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 divided by 3=6
SOLUTION SENTENCE:There are 6 boys in marks class