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Details for problem "Shade fractions"

Quickname: 8211

Suitable for grades: Grade 4, Grade 5


An image of s subdivided shape is shown. Shade according to given fraction.



A shape is divided into a number of even-sized pieces. The number of pieces constitutes the denominator of a fraction.

A fraction is given; the respective fraction of the shape has to be shaded. It can be chosen that the given fraction's denominator exactly matches the number of pieces of the shape, or that it may be necessary to reduce the fraction first, or that it may be necessary to expand the fraction appropriately.

If expansion or reduction may be required, there is an option that a hint may be given in the task description.

The number of problems can be selected.

Topics: Algebra

Tags: Drawing, Fraction

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Customization options for this problem

ParameterPossible values
Number of problems1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Denominator...matches, reduce if necessary, expand if necessary, reduce/expand as needed
Hint on reduction/expansionYes, No

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