Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, such as 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3. Explain why the fractions are equivalent by using a visual fraction model, for example.
Number and Operations—Fractions
- Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. Denominators are limited to 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 in third grade.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.