Fractions Problems.

We have been showing our growth mindset skills and working very hard solving problems with fractions.

When we found a calculation with a remainder, we had to go back and check our previous steps.

 

Mild 

Kayleigh had 12 chocolates.

On Friday, she ate 1/4 of her chocolates and gave one to her mum.

On Saturday, she ate 1/2 and gave one to her brother.

On Sunday, she ate 1/3.

How many did she have left?

Hot

A little elephant had 50 peaches.

On the first day he decided to keep 1/2 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the second day he decided to keep 2/3 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the third day he decided to keep 1/3 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the fourth day he decided to keep 3/4 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the fifth day he decided to keep 1/2 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

How many did he have left at the end?

Spicy 

A little monkey had 60 peaches.
On the first day he decided to keep 3/4 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the second day he decided to keep 7/11 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the third day he decided to keep 5/9 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the fourth day he decided to keep 2/7 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

On the fifth day he decided to keep 2/3 of his peaches.
He gave the rest away. Then he ate one.

How many did he have left at the end?