Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions

Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions
Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions
Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions
Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions

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Introduction to Writing Equivalent Fractions

Students learn about writing equivalent fractions using both written and visual methods.  As learning progresses they are introduced to adding with fractions using concepts of equivalence.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to use visual methods to calculate equivalent fractions.
  • Most students should be able to use written methods to find equivalent and simplified fractions.
  • Some students should be able to find equivalent algebraic fractions.
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