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 Part-Whole:  One meaning of a ratio or fraction that represents a relationship between a part and its whole.

Answer the following questions about part-whole fractions.
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Graded Response

a) Joey has 4 cookies out of a total of 11 available. Write a part-whole fraction to describe the ratio of cookies that Joey has available.

 

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b) There are 13 girls and 8 boys in the class. Write a part-whole fraction to describe the ratio of boys in the class.

 

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c) 5/9 is a part-whole fraction that describes the number of red and green pieces of candy in a bag. There is a total of 27 pieces of candy and there is more green candy than red candy. Find the number of red pieces of candy. c)