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5-14.

Find each of the parts of parts described below. For each one, create a diagram that demonstrates your thinking.

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    Draw a diagram to represent five eighths. A rectangle divided into 8 equal vertical sections, with the first 5 sections shaded.

    Split five eighths into fourths. The same rectangle divided into 8 equal vertical sections. The first 5 sections are divided into four equal horizontal sections, with the first 3 rows of 5 rectangles shaded orange, and the last row of 5 rectangles shaded green.

    A rectangle divided into 8 equal vertical sections, with the first 5 sections shaded.

    The same rectangle divided into 8 equal vertical sections. The first 5 sections are divided into four equal horizontal sections, with the first 3 rows of 5 rectangles shaded orange, and the last row of 5 rectangles shaded green.

  2. Draw a diagram like you did for part (a). This will help you visualize the part of a fraction.

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    Follow the steps in part (a).

  4. Follow the steps in part (a).