Connections to fractions - Section 3: Moving on to the Nitty Gritty of Comparing

 
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The Depth of Decimals: Comparing Using A Fractional Model

Unit 6: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Lesson 8 of 12

Objective: SWBAT compare decimals using a fractional model.

Big Idea: Proving that a decimal is greater than another decimal is easy after an in depth discussion about common mistakes in thinking, strategies to keep us thinking correctly and having fun drawing on graph paper.

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