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Recognizing fractions greater than 1


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this circle represents one whole the circle right here represents one whole if we know that we can answer what fraction of the circle is shaded in blue blue so down here what fraction is in blue let's start back up here with the hole this hole is divided into one two three equal sized pieces so it's divided into thirds three equal sized pieces and each of those pieces each of those pie pieces is one-third is one of the thirds so knowing that let's go down here to these ones and let's see how many of these one-third pieces here is one-third another one-third another one-third shaded in blue another one and another one so we have one two three four five thirds we have five thirds shaded in blue below