Three fractions add together to give one ninth.
If all the question marks represent the same number, what is that number?
What if all the question marks represent different numbers?
Topics: Starter | Fractions | Investigations
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See also the Starter called One Fifth and a related GCSE question.
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What is unique about this fraction sum?
One third of my family understand fractions while the other three quarters do not. I wonder which half of the family I am in!