Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a
quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?
Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly
the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs
had Will done before his balloon burst?
There are a number of coins on a table.
One quarter of the coins show heads.
If I turn over 2 coins, then one third show heads. How many coins are there altogether?
My friends and I love pizza.
This is great because we always know what kind of food to make.
There is a small problem. We often end up arguing over how much
each person has eaten. We like to be fair and share out the pizzas
Can you help us?
If I had $1$ pizza and wanted to share it equally between $2$ of
us, how much pizza would we get each?
Sometimes, we have some pizza left over which we reheat the next
If I have $1/2$ a pizza and I want to split it
between $2$ of us, what fraction of the whole pizza do we each
Look back at what you've done so far. Can you write down how you
worked out your answers using numbers and maths symbols?
Can you see any patterns in the numbers that you've used?
Today, each of us would like $1/2$ a pizza. If I have
$1$ pizza, how many people can have $1/2$ a pizza?
If I had $2$ pizzas altogether how many people can have $1/2$ a
pizza each now?
Can you think of a way to write this using numbers and
Sometimes, we may be a little hungrier so we'd like
$2/3$ of a pizza each.
How many pizzas would I need to buy for $3$ people?
How could you write this using numbers and symbols?