Grade 3 Mathematics Module 5, Topic E, Overview

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In Topic E, they notice that some fractions with different units are placed at the exact same point on the number line, and therefore are equal (3.NF.3a).  For example, 1/2, 2/4, 3/6, and 4/8 are equivalent fractions (3.NF.3b).  Students recognize that whole numbers can be written as fractions.

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Common Core Learning Standards

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3.NF.3.a Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a...
3.NF.3.b Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the...
3.NF.3.c Express whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers....

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