Task# Representing Half of a Circle

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

This task continues '3.G Which pictures represent half of a circle?' moving into more complex shapes where geometric arguments about cutting or work using simple equivalences of fractions is required to analyze the picture. In order for students to be successful with this task, they need to understand that area is additive in the sense described in 3.MD.7.d. This task is meant for instructional purposes, and students should have access to multiple copies of the figures and be encouraged to experiment by cutting them and comparing the pieces.