Fractions of a number

Write your own fractions of a number word problems about the snow. For example:

Mrs Evans threw 18 snowballs.  Miss Parker only threw a third of the amount.  How many did Miss Parker throw?

The children in year 4 built 16 snowmen.  The children in year 3 built two quarters of the amount.  How many snowmen did they build?


Write the answers to accompany your word problem.