Recognizing fractions 1
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Exercise Name: Recognizing fractions 1
Math Missions: 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Recognizing fractions 1 exercise is under the 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise has users experiment with fractions as a part from a whole using a visual model.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Tell the fraction shaded: This problem has either a row of rectangles or a circle cut into pieces with a certain number of them shaded. The user is to answer the amount that is shaded in the picture.

    Tell the fraction shaded


This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges because none of the denominations are above nine. Be a little careful with 7, 8, or 9 pieces as the they can start to look similar. Speed badges are easy to get also because the numbers are so small.

  1. The fraction does not have to be reduced to get credit on this problem.
  2. The rectangles are similarly sized so students can make a ruler on paper to help with measurement if they wish.

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Fractions are used in real life in lots of different ways, but are commonly used in cooking, construction and science.

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