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### Course: 3rd grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY)>Unit 5

Lesson 2: Topic B: Unit fractions and their relation to the whole

# Recognize fractions

Sal uses fractions to name parts of a whole. Created by Sal Khan.

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• if you have fractions when in life would you need to use equivalent fractions ?
• If you wanted to divide something into equal parts...say you have six guests over and you are cutting it out and mom asks how much is left and there is 1/6 left.....without fractions you would be in a dilemma....does that help?
• i still don't get how to do type in one and one half
• can you do more than one fraction in your videos?
• the shape down below looks like a sock:)
• how would you count a line of symerty with fractions
• It was so easy! I got a one 100% but i could do it a little faster because I did it in my mind
• If I had 7 pet fishes 3 of them are red and 4 are gold how would I write this in fraction form and include all the given information (7 pets,3 red and 4 gold)
• One way to put this information in fraction form is 3/7 and 4/7 since 7 is the denominator which is the total number and the three and four are parts of 7.