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How many $\frac { 1 } { 8 }$'s are there in each number below? Homework Help ✎

It may help if you use a Gazinch for this question. If you have not been instructed to do so, you can also draw diagrams for each problem.

1. $\frac { 1 } { 2 }$

The circle below is divided into eighths. Shade in half of the circle.

Then, count the $\frac{1}{8}$’s to answer this question.

There are four  $\frac{1}{8}$’s in $\frac{1}{2}$.  1. $\frac { 3 } { 4 }$

Try drawing a picture, like the one below, to help you better understand and solve this problem. 1. $\frac { 7 } { 8 }$

Look to the numerator (the top number of the fraction) for help on this problem.

1. 1$\frac { 1 } { 2 }$

Eight $\frac{1}{8}$'s are in one whole.

Use this information and the information from part (a) to solve this problem.

1. 2

There are sixteen $\frac{1}{8}$’s in 2$2$.

1. 3$\frac { 1 } { 4 }$

Remember it may be helpful to use pictures to solve these problems. Keep up the good work!