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Fractions

Children can use these problems to explore basic concepts of fractions as parts of wholes, or as parts of a collection.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 1: Fractions
NCTM Standards:
Number and Operations Standard for Grades PreK3
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Birthday Cake


Grade K. Draw a picture of a cake and divide it into equal slices.
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Charlie's Gumballs


Grade 2. How many gumballs does Charlie have left after sharing them with his
friends?
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Goldfish Galore


Grade 1. Divide 20 goldfish evenly between two friends.
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Gum for Everyone!


Grade 1. Can 10 (and then 11) pieces of gum be shared equally among three
people?
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Helping Hands


Grade 1. Use fractions to divide some brownies between three classmates.
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Letter to Grandma


Grade 1. Use fractions to figure out the number of folds in a piece of paper.
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Making Cookies


Grade K. Help the baker count how many cookies broke in half.
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Pizza Night


Grade 2. Use fractions to answer some questions about a family�s pizza dinner.
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Pizza Predicament


Grade 1. Divide a pizza equally among four people so that each person gets
their favorite topping.
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Play Ball!


Grade 1. Figure out how to make kickball teams equal.
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Reading Superstars


Grade 2. Figure out how many stars each student earned for giving book talks.
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Saving Up


Grade 2. Figure out how much money Jackie saves after three weeks of
babysitting.
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Up, Up, and Away!


Grade 2. Use fractions to figure out how many yellow balloons the clown has.
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Warming Up!


Grade 1. Divide marshmallows equally between Suresh and his sister.
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