### All 1st Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Fractions

What portion of the circle is blue?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

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.

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.

### Example Question #2 : Fractions

What portion of the circle is green?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

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.

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.