Finding Fractions

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Finding a Fraction of a Quantity

When finding a fraction of a quantity, we are effectively just multiplying fractions.

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What is 25\frac{2}{5} of 90?

  • 90 can be written as 901\frac{90}{1} to make the multiplication easier.
    • We multiply the two numerators and the two denominators.
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What is 16\frac{1}{6} of 72?

  • Remember to write the starting amount as a fraction.

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1.1Place Value

1.2Factors & Multiples


1.4Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

1.5Growth & Decay

1.6Measurements & Units



3Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

4Geometry & Measures



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