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Equivalent Fractions as a Means to Compare

In this Cyberchase activity the Cybersquad must compare fractions with unlike denominators. Students try the activity before seeing the Cybersquads solution of dividing sections to make equal denominators; students can compare their solutions with the Cybersquad's solution. The activity includes one short video, a student worksheet, and two assessment options.
Contributed by: PBS LearningMedia - Publisher, WNET - Initiator
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity, Lesson Plans, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorPBS LearningMedia - Publisher, WNET - Initiator
    • Publication Date2006
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2012 PBS & WGBH Educational Foundation
    • AccessFree access, Free access with registration
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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