Worksheet: Unit Fractions for Halves, Thirds, and Quarters

In this worksheet, we will practice writing unit fractions representing halves, thirds, and quarters of shapes and matching parts of shapes to their correct unit fraction.

Q1:

Consider the shape shown.

One out of equal parts is shaded.

  • A4
  • B2
  • C5
  • D3

Pick the fraction that shows how much of the shape has been shaded.

  • A 1 2
  • B 1 4
  • C 3 1
  • D 1 3

Q2:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 4
  • B 1 3
  • C 1 5
  • D 1 2

Q3:

Sally was asked to shade of this rectangle.

She shaded one piece out of four, but her answer was wrong. Explain her mistake.

  • AShe should have shaded 2 parts.
  • BShe should have shaded 4 parts.
  • CShe should have shaded a smaller part.
  • DThe parts must have the same area.

Q4:

Bassem and Mona have both shaded of the area of the same rectangle.

Find another way to shade of the area.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q5:

These rectangles are made from unit squares.

Pick the rectangle that has 1 3 of its area shaded.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q6:

An orange is divided into quarters. How many pieces of orange are there?

Q7:

Amira writes that she took of the pie. Pick the description that explains what these numbers mean.

  • AShe took 2 pieces of the pie.
  • BShe took 4 pieces of the pie.
  • CShe took 3 pieces of the pie.
  • DShe took 1 out of 4 equal parts.

Q8:

This rectangle is partitioned into equal parts.

1 out of equal parts is shaded.

Complete the fraction: ? 4 of the area is shaded.

Q9:

An orange can be equally divided into 3 .

  • Ahalves
  • Bquarters
  • Cthirds

Q10:

An orange can be equally divided into 4 .

  • Ahalves
  • Bthirds
  • Cquarters

Q11:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 5
  • B 1 4
  • C 1 6
  • D 1 3

Q12:

The shaded part represents the given shape.

  • Aone-third
  • Bone-quarter
  • Cone-half

Q13:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 2
  • B 1 4
  • C 1 3

Q14:

What fraction is shaded?

  • Aone-third
  • Bone-half
  • Cone-quarter

Q15:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 3
  • B 1 2
  • C 1 4

Q16:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 4
  • B 1 3
  • C 1 2

Q17:

What fraction is shaded?

  • Aone-half
  • Bone-quarter
  • Cone-third

Q18:

What fraction is shaded?

  • A 1 3
  • B 1 4
  • C 1 2

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