Convert mixed numbers to fractions greater than 1.
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Before the Problem Set, you could have students play a game to practice converting mixed numbers to fractions greater than 1, such as “Jump Around” or “Sealed Bids" from Games with Fraction Strips and Fraction Cards on The Max Ray Blog.
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Mrs. Fowler knew that the perimeter of the soccer field was $${{1\over6}}$$ mile. She walked $$2{{{1\over6}}}$$ miles in total. How many times did she walk around the field? Show or explain your work.
Convert the following mixed numbers to fractions greater than 1. Show or explain your work.
a. $${3{1\over2}}$$
b. $${4{1\over4}}$$
c. $${5{3\over5}}$$
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 5 > Topic E > Lesson 25 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..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Ben wrote a mixed number as a fraction $${7{1\over3}}$$. Here is his work:
$$7\frac{1}{3}= 7 + \frac{1}{3}$$ | (Step 1) |
$$=\left(7\times\frac{3}{3}\right)+\frac{1}{3}$$ | (Step 2) |
$$=\frac{21}{3}+\frac{1}{3}$$ | (Step 3) |
$${={22\over3}}$$ | (Step 4) |
Explain what Ben did in each step.
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Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.?
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Convert each mixed number to a fraction greater than 1. Show or explain your work.
1. $${3{1\over4}}$$
2. $${2{3\over5}}$$
3. $${4{2\over9}}$$
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 5 > Topic E > Lesson 25 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..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.?