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Equivalent fractions Year 6 – 16 SATs style questions

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Eight-page PDF of questions, plus solutions

Key Stage



Years 5-6


These equivalent fractions Year 6 SATs questions will help to test and extend students’ understanding. They’ll also help them to prepare for their exams.

The questions have fully-worked solutions. Display these on a whiteboard to make feedback with students more efficient.

Example equivalent fractions Year 6 questions

  • We’ve divided each of these diagrams into equal parts and have shaded some of the parts. Write the letters of all the diagrams that have exactly 1/2 shaded. Which of the diagrams has exactly 1/3 shaded?
  • Sarah has a packet of balloons. The contents of the packet are: 5 red balloons, 5 blue balloons, 10 yellow balloons. Sarah says one-quarter of the balloons are red. Is Sarah correct? Explain how you know.
  • Write the two missing values to make these equivalent fractions correct.
  • Two of the fractions here are equivalent. Circle them.
  • Complete these fractions to make each equivalent to 3/5.
  • Each of these diagrams is divided into equal sections. Shade three-quarters of each diagram.

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Equivalent fractions Year 6 questions
Equivalent fractions Year 6 – 16 SATs style questions

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