Welcome to the Math Salamanders Unit Fractions Information cards.
Here you will find a selection of free printable fraction information cards that will
help your child learn their Fraction facts and their percent and decimal equivalences for fraction where the numerator is one.
Fractions is an area that a lot of kids find hard to understand. One of the problems with fractions is that they have different meanings depending on the context.
For example, you can eat half an apple or cut an orange into fourths. But you can also put the number one-half on a number line, measure a line 3 1/2 cm long, or find a fourth of 24.
Once the concept of fractions as numbers and fractions as parts of a whole has been understood, your child will be well on their way to developing a sound understanding of fractions.
On this webpage, you will find some helpful fraction information, and printable resource cards.
On each information card, you will find a complete sheet all about a given fraction, including examples of shapes with the given fraction shaded, and showing where the fraction sits on a number line.
This resource page cover tenths.
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A fraction is a number which contains parts of a whole.
In the example below, the fraction shaded is ^{2}/_{5} because 2 parts out of 5 are shaded.
The parts have to be equal in size!
Fractions can be smaller than or larger than one (one whole).
In the example below, there is ^{4}/_{3} shaded (or 1^{1}/_{3}).
Below are some common conversions for fractions into decimals and percents.
Fraction | Decimal | Percent |
1/2 1/3 1/4 1/5 1/6 1/7 1/8 1/9 1/10 1/11 1/12 |
0.5 0.333 0.25 0.2 0.167 0.143 0.125 0.111 0.1 0.091 0.083 |
50% 33.3% 25% 20% 16.7% 14.3% 12.5% 11.1% 10% 9.1% 8.03% |
Where a digit is underlined, it means that the number has been rounded to 3 decimal places or 0.1%.
Here you will find a selection of Fraction Information Cards designed to help your child how to learn unit fractions and their conversion facts.
Each fraction card comes in 3 different formats:
Using these fractions decimals percents information cards will help your child to:
Here you will find a selection of our Fraction Worksheets pages.
Using these sheets will help your child to:
All the Third Grade Math Worksheets in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Third Grade.
Here you will find the Math Salamanders free online Math help pages about Fractions.
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