Using A Name To Explore Fractions

Name Fractions

http://adventuresinthirdgrade-brown.blogspot.com.au/2002/04/name-art.html

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Students cut out the letters and mounted them. Then the students counted the squares of each color and labeled the fractions. Because it is a 10×10 grid, the denominator for each fractions is 100, making the subtractions a bit easier 🙂

Extension can any students work out the decimal representation and the percentage representation on their calculations as well.

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