Solution to

Frame 2-11.

The four "pies" shown below are the same size, but have been sliced

differently. The same amount of pie has been removed (the shaded

denominator

area), but the number of slices removed are different. The amount of the

shaded area is the same in all four cases, but the name of the fraction is

different in each case. Name the shaded areas.

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Solution to

Frame 2-12.

So, if you're "adding apples and oranges," see if you can change the

"apple" name of the fraction to the "orange" name (or vice versa).

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Consider this problem again:

3 + 1

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Can you change the name of the second fraction (the fraction with the

smaller denominator) so that it will have the same denominator as the

other fraction? (Refer back to Frame 2-12.)

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