 If something is halved it is divided into two equally sized parts.

Finding Halves

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Halving numbers or groups of objects is often young children’s first experience of fractions. They may relate this to cutting one object in two, dividing by two or sharing one group into two equal parts. Children should recognize that for halving to be accurate, both parts should be equal in size or amount.

Do you understand halves?

Question 1 16
14
22
10
Sharing 20 into two equal groups would give 10 in each group
Question 2 2
16
6
4
Using half of the eggs would be the same as using one box only
Question 3 Cut some out
Share them into two equal groups
Put them into 4 piles
Put them in a bag
Each group should have exactly the same number of stars
Question 4 Cut it into 4 slices
Cut it into 2 equal parts
Share it with some friends
Eat some quickly
The two halves should be exactly the same size
Question 5 7
6
5
10
Half of 14 is 7
Question 6 6
12
14
24
12 ÷ 2 = 6, so half of 12 is 6
Question 7 14
10
16
9
Half of 10 is 5, half of 8 is 4. 5 + 4 = 9
Question 8 Yes, there is a line down the middle
Yes, it has been shared between two people
Yes, there are two pieces
No, the two pieces aren’t the same size
Halves of a shape must be identical
Question 9 Subtracting 2
Multiplying by 2
Dividing by 2
Halving means sharing into 2 equal groups or parts
Question 10 8
5
20
35
10 shared into 2 equal groups gives 5 in each group, so half of 10 is 5
Author:  Angela Smith

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