Express the whole number 1 as fractions.
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Emily and Jaissa each have buckets that are the same size. Emily says her bucket is $$\frac{2}{2}$$ full. Jaissa says her bucket is $$\frac{3}{3}$$. Whose bucket is fuller, Emily’s or Jaissa’s? Explain how you know.
Explain how $$\frac{6}{6}=1$$. Use an area model or a number line to support your thinking.
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Claire went home after school and told her mother that 1 is the same as $$\frac{3}{3}$$ and $$\frac{8}{8}$$. Her mother asked why, but Claire couldn’t explain. Use a model and words to help Claire show and explain why $$1=\frac{3}{3}=\frac{8}{8}$$.
Grade 3 Mathematics > Module 5 > Topic E > Lesson 21 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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