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Find equivalent fractions.
Ms. Kosowsky makes brownies in two pans of the same size. She cuts the pans in the following way:
Pan A Pan B
Ms. Kosowsky gives one brownie from Pan A to Ms. Kohler and keeps four brownies from Pan B for herself. Ms. Kohler thinks this isn’t fair since she got one brownie and Ms. Kosowsky got four. Ms. Kosowsky thinks it’s fair.
Who do you agree with, Ms. Kosowsky or Ms. Kohler? Why?
Find two more fractions that are equivalent to each of the following. Use pictures and an equation to explain why the fractions are equivalent.
Grade 5 Mathematics > Module 3 > Topic A > Lesson 1 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.
Solve for the missing value.
Van de Walle, John A. Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 3-5 (Volume II). Pearson, 2nd edition, 2013.Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.
Find three fractions that are equivalent to each of the following fractions. Use pictures and an equation to explain why the fractions are equivalent.
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