Students must be able to show what fractional amount of a whole object, drawing, or pictorial model is represented.
Samuel’s parents asked him to show them what three-eighths of the diagram below was. Show how Samuel might shade three-eighths of the strip diagram. Explain your thinking.
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3.3 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to represent and explain fractional units. The student is expected to:(A) represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines