### Home > CC1 > Chapter 4 > Lesson 4.2.3 > Problem 4-71

George drew the diagram at right to represent the number

Is Helena correct? If so, explain how she can tell that the diagram represents

. If she is not correct, explain why not. How much does each piece represent?

How many pieces are shaded?Since each square is divided into 5 equal pieces, each piece is equal to one fifth.

There are 12 shaded pieces, so this diagram representsDraw a diagram to represent the mixed number

. How can you write this as a single fraction greater than one? Use the diagram for part (a) to help you design this diagram.

How many pieces are in a whole? How many do you shade?To represent this mixed number as a single fraction greater than one, 11 equal pieces will need to be shaded.

How much of a whole will each piece represent?How can you write

as a mixed number? Be sure to include a diagram in your answer.

How many whole numbers does this represent?

How many pieces are left over?

Remember to draw a diagram.