Many Names for Fractions

Unit 4: Fraction Operations
Lesson 2 of 19

Objective: SWBAT: • Identify the numerator and denominator of a fraction and how each relates to the part and the whole • Develop strategies for finding equivalent fractions • Simplify a fraction

Big Idea: What does it mean for two fractions to be called equivalent? Students develop strategies for generating equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, equivalent fractions, 6th grade, master teacher project, simplifying fractions
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