# Number sentences with fractions I

## Interactive practice questions

Paul had travelled one eighth of the distance to school when he realised he had forgotten his squash racquet and so went home to get it.

Complete the number sentence that describes how far in total Paul has travelled by the time he arrives back at home.

Paul has travelled $\editable{}$ eighth plus $\editable{}$ eighth of the distance between his home and school.

Easy
Less than a minute

Which of the following scenarios fits the number sentence:

"Xanthe now has $1$1 whole minus $1$1 half."

Which of the following scenarios fits the number sentence:

"Jimmy now has $2$2 thirds plus $7$7 thirds of a hectare."

Nadia had climbed four twelfths of the ladder to the roof when she realised she had forgotten her hammer and so went back down to get it.

Complete the number sentence that describes how far in total Nadia has climbed when she reaches the bottom of the ladder.

### Outcomes

#### NA3-1

Use a range of additive and simple multiplicative strategies with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.