Cynthia Lanius

 

Designer Fractions

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Multiple Choice
  1. What fraction of the design is blue?

    A. 4/24 = 2/12 = 1/6
    B. 6/24 = 3/12 = 1/4
    C. 8/24 = 4/12 = 1/3

  2. What fraction of the design is red?

    A. 4/24 = 2/12 = 1/6
    B. 6/24 = 3/12 = 1/4
    C. 8/24 = 4/12 = 1/3

  3. What fraction of the design is yellow?

    A. 4/24 = 2/12 = 1/6
    B. 6/24 = 3/12 = 1/4
    C. 8/24 = 4/12 = 1/3

  4. What fraction of the design is green?

    A. 4/24 = 2/12 = 1/6
    B. 6/24 = 3/12 = 1/4
    C. 8/24 = 4/12 = 1/3

 

You Be the Designer

 
Use the four shapes and their colors to design a figure on the triangle grid below. Calculate the fractional part of each color. If you can color it electronically with your computer, email it to me and I will post it here.
 

 

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