Calculating a Fraction of an Amount

Calculating a Fraction of an Amount
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Calculating a Fraction of an Amount
Calculating a Fraction of an Amount

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Calculating a Fraction of an Amount

To calculate a fraction of an amount students begin to understand how the term 'of' in mathematics relates to multiplication.  Through a series of scaffolding examples students progress from calculating a 1/4 of an amount to 4/5.  The class then apply their learning to calculate proportions rather than quantities.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate a fraction of an amount where the numerator is one.
  • Most students should be able to calculate a fraction of an amount with numerator greater than one.
  • Some students should be able to calculate a fraction of an amount when given a mixed number.
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