# Year 3 Fractions

Today we have been learning about fractions and have learnt some new key words. Can you tell me:

1. What is a unit fraction?

2. What is the numerator?

3. What is a denominator?

Can you tell me what fraction of the shapes below is shaded?

Why is the circle not a half?

Challenge:

How many different ways can you show a quarter of a shape? Get some paper and show your teacher.

## 24 thoughts on “Year 3 Fractions”

1. Jawariyah Ashraf says:

A unit fraction always have to be a one.
A denominator is in the down stairs.
A numerator is a number that you have to count.

1. the first one is a whole.
2. 1/4-circle
3. 4/8-dimand
4. 1/4- octigon

2. Mandy-Joyce Millet says:

1. A unit fraction is a fraction with a numerator equal to 1.

2. A numerator is a number that appears on top of a fraction; showing how many parts we have.

3. A denominator is the bottom number of a fraction showing how many equal parts the item is divided into.

Triangle: 1/1
Circle: 3/8
Octagon: 1/4
Diamond: 4/8

A quarter is one of four equal. It is written as 1/4.

3. Armaan Riaz says:

Fractions

An unit fraction is only 1.
An numerator is the top number in an fraction equation.
An denomator is the number at the bottom of the fraction equation.

Fraction shapes

The triangle is shaded full or an whole.

A circle is not shaded equally and can’t be called a whole.

4. Velin Raykov says:

A unit fraction is when the numerator is 1.
the numerator is the top number of a fraction.
A denominator shows how many times of one thing and it is the low number of a fraction.
1/1, 3/8, 1/4, 4/8
The circle isn’t one half because 3 parts of 8 don’t show 1 half but the circle shows 3 parts of 8.
Challenge:
1/4, 2/8, 3/12, 4/16, 5/20, 6/24, 7/28, 8/32, 9/36, 10/40.

5. Aboubakar Yousif says:

1. A unit fraction is when it has one on the top and any number at the bottom.
2. A numerator is the number above the line in a vulgar fraction showing how many of the parts indicated by the denominator are taken,for example,2 in 2/3.
3. The denominator it is the number below the line in a vulgar fraction,a divisor.
The first one is a 1 hole.
The second one is 3/8.
The third one is 1/4.
The fourth one is 4/8.

6. Mubarig Osman says:

1.A unit fraction is when the numerator is one.
2. A numerator is the biggest number .
3. A denominator is the smallest number.

The triangle is an whole.

The circle is 3 eighth

The octagon is 1 quarter

7. Salman Raja says:

1. A unit fraction is a fraction that the numerator is 1.
2. A numerator is the top number of a fraction.
3. A denominator is the bottom number of a fraction.
4. The triangle is 1 whole.
5. The octagon is 1 quarter.
6. The diamond is 4 eighths.
7. The circle is 3 eighths.

8. Zavian Kiani says:

A unit fraction is when a 1 is on the top
The numerator is the top one
The dominator is the bottom

1.a unit fraction is when the numerator is number is 1.
2.a numerator is the top number of an half.
2.a denominator is the bottom number of an half.
The first one is 1hole.
The second one is 5/3.
The third one is 1/5.
The last one is 4/4
Because it’s not split in half properly

10. Ebraheem Jammeh says:

A unit fraction is when the numerator is 1
The triangle is one hole.

11. Mujammil Ahmed says:

The circle is 3/8
The triangle is a whole.
The pentagon is 1/4

12. Lakeysha Mawela says:

1.A unit fraction is the numerator that is on the top
2.A numerator is when the number is at the top of a fraction.
3.A denominator is the boss and it is at the bottom of the fraction.
The triangle is a whole
The dimond is four eight
The circle is three eight
The circle is not a half so it’s three eight

13. Mrs A Patel says:

I’m really impressed year 3! What skills will help you to find a half or a quarter?

A unit fraction is a fraction with a one for example 1/4 1/3.
The numerator is the number at the top .
The denominator is the bottom number

15. Tahseen Shah says:

1.It’s when when the numerator is the number one it can not be a other number.
2. The numerator is how many pices you should shade in .
3. The bottom number which shows you how many pieces there are.
4. Because your 4 pieces have to be coulerd in.

16. Yusra Majidi says:

1. It has a 1 on the numerator
2. It’s the top part of the unit fraction
3. It is the lower part of the fraction

Triangle is 1/1
Circle is 1/3
Octagon is 1/4
Kite is 1/4

17. Shivani Puri says:

1.A unit fraction is one always at the top and the denominator at the bottom it is a different number.

18. Harun Omar says:

The circle is 1/4
The triangle is a whole
The diamond is 4/8
The octagon is 1/4

19. Shahzaib Ahmed says:

A unit fraction is when the numerator is 1
A numerator is a number at the top
A decender is a nunber at the bottom
The circle is not a half because it is not equal

20. Jacek Cichostepski says:

1.a unit fraction is when the numerator is always a 1 and the denominator can be any number

21. Lexi Smith says:

1. A unit fraction is for example 1/2 that’s a unit fraction.
2. A numerator is the top number.
3. The denominatior is the bottom number.

22. Harun Omar says:

1.A unit fraction is a number wich the numerator is one
2.The numerator is the top number in a fraction
3.A dinominator is the bottom number of the fraction

23. Maja Zielinska says:

1.it is a fraction when the numerator is a1
2.it is the top number on the fraction
3.it is the bottom number on the friction

1. A Whole
2.3/8
3.1/4
4.4/8
5. Because it is not equal

24. Mujammil Ahmed says:

A unit fraction is when the numerator has the number 1.
It shows you whitch parts are still left.
A denominator shows whitch parts you have.