1st Grade Math : Fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 1st Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Fractions

What portion of the circle is green? 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The circle is split into two pieces. One of those pieces is green. When we have an object that is split into two pieces we can say that it's split in half. One half of the circle is green. The fraction for one half is .

Notice that we have two pieces from the picture.

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Now look at the fraction  

The number  is at the bottom of the fraction which stands for the two pieces of the circle. The number  is at the top of the fraction which stands for the one piece that is green. 

Example Question #2 : Fractions

What portion of the circle is blue?

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The circle is split into four pieces. One of those pieces is blue. When we have an object that is split into four pieces we can say that it's split in fourths. One fourth of the circle is green. The fraction for one fourth is .

Notice that we have four pieces from the picture.

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Now look at the fraction  

The number  is at the bottom of the fraction which stands for the four pieces of the circle. The number  is at the top of the fraction which stands for the one piece that is blue. 

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