Ben the Gardner wants to make more money! – Part 3

Are you ready to talk fractions?

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  1. What fraction of the garden are 400 flowers? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  2. What fraction of the flowers are blue? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  3. What fraction of the flowers are orange? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  4. What fraction of the flowers are yellow? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  5. What fraction of the flowers are purple? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  6. What fraction of the flowers are pink? Do you know of any other way to write this?
  7. What fraction of the flowers are red? Do you know of any other way to write this?

Now write your thoughts about what you have just done and what you have just found out about fractions.

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Additonal task

If Ben sells each flower for the following prices, how much does he earn altogether?

1 red flower = 15 rmb

1 yellow flower = 25 rmb

1 purple flower = 37 rmb

1 orange flower = 24 rmb

1 pink flower – 18 rmb

1 blue flower – 12.50 rmb

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