Look at the top model in Part 1. What fraction is shaded yellow?
What equivalent fraction can you shade in the blank model below it?
How can you complete the multiplication equation to justify why these fractions are equivalent?
How does the multiplication connect to the model?
If you cut each fourth into 2 equal parts, you get eighths. If you cut 3 shaded fourths into 2 equal parts each, you get 6 shaded eighths total.
Look at Part 2. How do you add fractions with the same denominator?
Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same.
What would you tell a student who got
To add fractions with like denominators, just add the numerators. Don't add the denominators.
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