This task is about finding fractions of a given number

A farmer is selling some of his animals.

1. The farmer sells ¼ of his 72 cows. Show how to work out how many cows he sells.

4x__=72

4x10=40

4x8=32

40+32=72

Answer is 72

2. He sells ⅓ of his 45 pigs. Show how to work out how many pigs he sells.

‘3x__=45

3x10=30

3x5=15

30+15=45

Answer is 15

3. He sells ⅙ of his 84 sheep. Show how to work out how many sheep he sells.

6x__=84

6x10=60

6x4=24

60+24=84

Answer 14

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