# 3rd Grade Math : Fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Fractions

What fraction of the circle is green?

Explanation:

The circle is split up into  equal parts.  of the parts are shaded green, which means  of the circle is green.

### Example Question #2 : Fractions

What fraction of the rectangle is purple?

Explanation:

The rectangle is split into  equal parts, and  of those parts are shaded purple.

of the rectangle is purple.

can be reduced because both the denominator and the numerator can be divided by

### Example Question #3 : Fractions

Select the fraction that is equivalent to

Explanation:

We can make number lines to help us solve this problem:

The two lines above are the same length. The top line is split into  pieces and the bottom line is split into  pieces.

and  are equivalent because they occupy the same position on the number line.

### Example Question #4 : Fractions

Fill in the blank with the correct symbol.

__________

Explanation:

The fraction models below show  and

is greater than  because more of the model is filled in.