There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?
The large rectangle is divided into a series of smaller quadrilaterals and triangles. Can you untangle what fractional part is represented by each of the ten numbered shapes?
Annie cut this numbered cake into 3 pieces with 3 cuts so that the
numbers on each piece added to the same total. Where were the cuts
and what fraction of the whole cake was each piece?
Oliver (Christchurch Cathedral School, UK) has
shown his solution clearly in a diagram.
Josh (Ampthill, UK) has used words to give the
Cut in quarters vertically at the top at right angles and then
Sam (Nanyang Primary School, Singapore) came
up with a different approach: