#### Here are 3 Maths challenges all about SHARING!

Choose to answer 1, 2 or all 3 of the challenges and post your answers in the comment section below.

###### Challenge 1:

Miss Godden has 20 pencils which she shares between 2 Ruby Class members.

How many pencils does **each** Ruby Class member get?

###### Challenge 2:

Kim has 8 apples which she shares with 4 Ruby Class members.

How many apples does **each** Ruby Class member get?

###### Challenge 3:

If Miss Godden shares 16 rulers between 4 Ruby class members, how many rulers does **one** Ruby Class member get? Can you write this as a fraction?

10 pencils

2 apples

4 rulers 1/4

Amazing work Xanti!

Can you tell me how you worked these out?

challenge 1 answer 10

challenge 2 answer 2

challenge 3 answer 4

Well done Daniel! Amazing sharing!

Can you explain how you worked these out?

1. Ten pencils

2. Two apples

3. Each person would get a 1/4 of the rulers

Well done Zack! What great sharing!

Can you explain how you worked these out?

Challenge 1: 20 pencils dived by 2 members = 10 each

Challenge 2: 8 apples dived by 4 members = 2 each

challenge 3: 16 rulers between 4 members = 4/16

Well Done Yaz! I’m very impressed with your sharing!

1. 10 pencils

2. 2 apples

3. 4 out of 16, 4/16

Well done Asa! Great sharing!

Can you explain to me how you worked these out?

10 pencils

20/2=10

2 apples

8/4=2

4 rulers

16/4=4

Excellent work Jianing!

1. 10 pencil 20÷2=10

2. 2 apples 8÷4=2

3. 1/4 16÷4=4

Well done Christian!

challenge 1

I halved 20 to get ten

Challenge 2

I divided 8 by 4 to get 2

Challenge 3

I divided 16 by 4 to get 4

The bottom number of a fraction is the total amount which is 16 and and the top number is how much is given to each class member so as a fraction it is 4/16

Hi J’Quan,

Amazing work with solving these challenge!

Your explanation of how you got these answers was fantastic!

Keep up all of your hard work.

I hope you and your family are safe and well.

-Miss Godden :)