Grade 5

Have students fill in the table to respond to this Headline Story. Make sure that the fractions they use make sense with the problem. For example, using a fraction greater than 1 doesn’t make sense.

Oh, no! Someone ate some of our cookies! Fill in the table with different fractions and the number of cookies eaten.

(Other fractions are possible.)

Beginning Number of Cookies | Fraction Eaten | Number of Cookies Eaten |
---|---|---|

48 | 1/2 | 24 |

48 | 3/4 | 36 |

48 | 3/12 | 12 |

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