Grade 5 / Number Sense and Numeration: Representing, Comparing, and Ordering Fractions

Minds On Activity


1.

a)

Use a rectangle to show the fraction .


b)

Use your rectangle model to show that is equivalent to . Explain what you did.


c)

Use your rectangle model to show another fraction that is equivalent to . Explain what you did.


2.

How do you know that and are not equivalent fractions?