Arya, Abhimanyu, and Vivek shared lunch. Arya has brought two sandwiches, one made of vegetables and one of jam. The other two boys forgot to bring their lunch. Arya agreed to share his sandwiches so that each person will have an equal share of each sandwich.
(a) How can Arya divide his sandwiches so that each person has an equal share?
(b) What part of a sandwich will each boy receive?
The fractions are represented as a numerical value, can be defined as the parts of a whole.
Answer: (a) Arya will divide each sandwich into 3 equal parts (b) 1/3
A fraction can be a portion or section of any quantity out of a whole, where, the whole can be any number, a specific value or a thing.
(a) Arya will divide each sandwich into 3 equal parts so that each person has an equal share of 1/3
(b) Each boy will get 1/3 part of one sandwich.