Type:

Other

Description:

This open-ended problem requires students to use the pattern of triangles on the given figure to divide the square into halves, thirds, sixths, and ninths. The problem asks students to find the part of the whole that is squares or triangles and then determine how these shapes represent each fraction of the whole. Included with this problem are teacher notes with suggestions for introducing the problem, discussion questions, support suggestions, and a printable version of the square.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Visualization,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 3,Visual representation,Reason quantitatively,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161020352T,Equivalent fractions,Arithmetic,Fractions,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Grade 5,Informal Education,Concept formation,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Representation,Number sense,Connections,Communication,Education,Construct arguments

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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