Unit 1, Lesson 1# Using Different Wholes

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 60 min(s)

This lesson looks closely at what a "whole" means, and how using different wholes changes the size of the fractions. It provides a situation/context where the equivalence of fractional parts allows a solution to a problem. A range of story problems that require comparisons of fractions where the wholes may be the same or the wholes may be different.