# Fostering Percent and Fraction Reasoning Halves and Thirds

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-Increase spatial reasoning of fractions and percents by reinforcing students to divide the square into parts
-Represent each fraction or percent by coloring each part helps to visualize the value of a percent or fraction
-Simplifying each fraction will help students understand equivalent fractions
-Find the answer by using proportions to find the percent of each fraction
-Compare how each fraction is related to another and to the whole figure
-This activity provides basic understanding in fractions and percents to introduced irregular figures
-Use proportions or equations to find the answer
-By completing a table, students can double check their work
-Use the figure to confirm answers

Math Skills & Vocabulary:
Ratios
Rates
Percent
Equation
Proportion
Area
Rounding

Mathematical practices:
Creating
Visualizing
Modeling
Numerical representation
Percent reasoning
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