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In Algebra, you will need to be able to work with numbers, words, and geometric representations. Use these representations to answer the following problems.  

  1. Draw and shade a figure that represents . Label below it. Then describe the figure in words. 

    Diagrams will vary.

    The figure can be described as a whole.

  2. Similarly, draw and shade figures that represent , , and . Label each figure and describe it in words.

    Diagrams will vary. The shaded areas are the answers.

  3. Draw and shade a figure that represents “one-third.” How can this figure be represented with a number?

  4. Describe what the diagram at right represents using words and numbers.