Who Wants Pizza?

All the children are going to share the pizza. We will cut enough pieces so each child can have one, and the pieces should all be the same size.


In math, we call each piece a
fraction of the whole pizza.

How to Make a Fraction


Take an object like the blue box.
Divide it into equal parts.
Let's color one of the parts red.
Now we can write the fraction of the box that is
red.
1
4 
= 
red part
total number of parts 

Something for You to Do


Directions: What fraction of the total parts is red in the boxes below? Click on the correct answer.
1.
(a. 3/3 )
(b. 2/3 )
(c. 1/2 )
(d. 1/3 )
(e. 0/3 )
2.
(a. 3/3 )
(b. 2/3 )
(c. 1/2 )
(d. 1/3 )
(e. 0/3 )
3.
(a. 3/3 )
(b. 2/3 )
(c. 1/2 )
(d. 1/3 )
(e. 0/3 )
4.
(a. 3/3 )
(b. 2/3 )
(c. 1/2 )
(d. 1/3 )
(e. 0/3 )
5.
(a. 3/3 )
(b. 2/3 )
(c. 1/2 )
(d. 1/3 )
(e. 0/3 )
If 7 children shared the pizza equally, what fraction of the pizza did each child get?