Walt: Use repeated copying to solve simple problems using RatiosWalt: Use multiplication and division to solve fraction problems 
Problem

Division

Multiplication

Word Answer

There are 20 sweets in a packet. How many are there in 1/4 a packet?

20÷4=5

4x 5=20

5 sweets in ¼ of a packet.

A fish is 15cm long. The tail is ⅕ of the fish. How long is the tail?

15÷5=3

5x3=15

The tail is 3 cm long.

There are 18 slices of ham in a packet. Mum uses 1/6 to make the lunch, how much is left?

18÷6=3

6x3=18

She there 3 slices of ham left.

Mrs Carter gets 30 new books. She lends 1/3 of them to Miss Young. How many books does she lend to Miss Young?

30÷3=10

3x10=30

She sent 10 books to Miss Young.

There were 35 people waiting for their turn on the Ferris Wheel. ⅕ got sick of waiting and left. How many are still waiting?

35÷5=7

5x7=35

There are 7 people still waiting.

There are 24 students in the class. Only ¾ have brought their permission slips back. How many have brought their permission slips back?

24÷4=6

4x6=24

6 people have bought there

There are 45 biscuits in the packet. ⅖ of them are broken. How many are broken?

45÷5=9

5x9=45

There are 9 biscuits broken.

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