WALT: find a fraction of a set.

Solve these problems. Please show your working.

Miki cut a cake into 4 equal pieces. She put frosting on 3 pieces of the cake. What fraction of the cake had frosting?

¾ ✔

There were 11 students in a swimming pool. 9 got out. What fraction of the students got out?

9/11 ✔

Robbie cut a pie into 5 equal slices. Then he ate 4 of the slices. What fraction of the pie did Robbie eat?

5/4 ✔

Bridget had 18 apple pies. She gave 1/2 of what she had to her friend Rosa. How many apple pies did Rosa get?

1/2 of 18 = 18 2 = 9 ✔

Of the 24 students in Ashley's class, ¼ of them have a pet cat and 2/4 also have a dog as a pet. How many students in Ashley's class had a pet cat?

1/4 of 24 =6 ✔

Kuraia had bought 30 cupcakes for her birthday party. One half of them had chocolate icing. When she got home her little sister ate 1/3 of it. How many chocolate icing cup cakes had Kuraia bought?

1/2 of 30 = 15 ✔

My niece collected 28 yummy stickers. Her best friend collected a quarter of what she had. How many stickers did my niece’s best friend collect?

1/4 of 28 = 7 ✔

There are 32 students in room 10. Half of them are vegetarian and two quarters wanted to go on a field trip. How many vegetarian students are there in room 10?

1/2 of 32 = 16 ✔

Gordon had 36 toy cars. He sold 1/8 of them to his cousin John and his big brother took a quarter of it. How many toy cars did his big brother take?

1/4 of 36 = 9 ✔

Viliami was given $24 for his birthday. He went to the mall with his brother, Sione. Viliami spent ½ of his money on a new pair of jeans and he put the rest into his piggy bank. How much money did Viliami put into his piggy bank?

1/2 of 24 = 12 ✔

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