Working with Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
(a) Within the following four circles , each one representing a whole, shade five-halves:
(b) Within the following four circles , each one representing a whole, shade two and a half :
(c) What is similar, what is different about part (a) and part (b)?
(d) Split $360 in half, then tell me how much is five-halves of $360.
(e) Write the value of one -half of 360 in each of the
halves in the following circles, then shade five of
2. If someone buys a house for $400,000, and then sells it two years later at three-halves of what they bought
it for, what was the selling price?
3. I’ve heard that when you run for a long distance,
”endorphins” kick in and make you feel euphoric.
If during the 12 km bridge to bridge run, I get so euphoric that I decide to run five-thirds of the 12
kilometers, how far will I run?