Equivalent Fractions

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Learn how to identify equivalent fractions by using divisors. After reading and discussing the skill, young mathematicians solve two problems using visual fraction models, and then solve eight equivalent fraction problems that involve finding a common divisor in both a numerator and denominator.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Hand out the passage for student reference or use it as an instructional tool for teaching equivalent fractions
  • Can be adapted into a flipped classroom assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • Best used as an introduction to comparing fractions
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Pros

  • Comes with an answer key and reading passage about equivalent fractions
  • Bolded vocabulary words reinforce importance
Cons

  • Offers only one way to find equivalent fractions
Common Core