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Description:

This problem gives students practice in calculating with fractions, using factors and multiples, finding equivalent fractions, logical reasoning, and working systematically. Students use clues to determine the total number of discs in a game and the fraction represented by each color. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, and a printable (pdf) worksheet of the problem.

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:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Factors,Addition,Visual representation,Strategies,Mathematics,Equivalent fractions,Arithmetic,Square numbers,Fractions,Connections,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Word problems,Critical thinking,Grade 5,Social Sciences,Model with mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161058403T,Multiplication,Composition and decomposition of numbers,Analyze and persevere,Subtraction,Informal Education,Concept formation,Use appropriate tools,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Practice Standards,Middle School,Life Science,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Chemistry,Operations,Mental calculation,Communication,Plane geometry,Critique reasoning,Process skills,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning,Representation

Language:

English

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