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Learning TargetI can recognize equivalent fractions by creating common denominators. NF1
Strategy 1Check to see if the smaller denominator divides into the larger denominator. If so, use the larger denominator as your common denominator.3/8 and 1/2
Strategy 2Multiply the two denominators together. Use the product as your common denominator.3/4 and 1/3
Strategy 3Find the LCM of the denominators by listing the multiples of each and circling the first one that is common to both.5/20 and 1/4
Problem 1What could be a common denominator for 1/2 and 2/5? Type the new fraction pairs.
Problem 2What could be a common denominator for 4/5 and 7/10? Type the new fraction pairs.
Problem 3What could be a common denominator for 1/2 and 1/3? Type the new fraction pairs.1. Are these fractions equivalent?
2. Explain your answer using complete sentences
Group/Independent PracticeBig books page 221