3rd Grade Math : Fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 3rd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Fractions

What fraction of the circle is green? 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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? 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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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. 

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The fraction models below show  and 

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

                

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