There are 5 sets of cards in this sequence starting from A through to E.

Within each set, there are 4 cards. The sum of the answers to all 4 cards is recorded at the bottom of the page. If you take out the card with the dot, the sum of the other 3 cards will give a different answer which is also recorded at the bottom of the page.

You can get students into groups of 3 or 4 and they each solve one question each. Only when all group members have worked out their answer do they know if they are correct.

They can start at Set A and progress through the sequence.

A: Fraction of a number – where 1 is the numerator

B: Fraction of a number – where the numerator is not 1

C: Fraction of a number – word problems

D: Fraction of a number – word problems and one adding on

E: Fraction of a number – word problems and one finding what’s left