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Decomposing & Composing Fractions

Unit 10: Fractions
Lesson 7 of 16

Big Idea: Students will add and take away lines in area models to prove two fractions are equivalent.

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Math, Fractions, Measurement and Methods, area model, decomposing, composing, ruler, fraction equivalency, fraction tiles
130 minutes

Kara Nelson

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