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6-39.

Answer each of the questions below.

  1. How many fourths are in 4?
    Use your answer to rewrite 4in the form

  1. How many thirds are in 3?
    Use your answer to rewrite 3in the form

If there are 4 fourths in 1, can you use multiplication to find how many fourths are in 4?

Using your answer to Step 1, add the number of fourths in 4 to the one-fourth in part (a).

Remember to write your answer in the form above.

(4 fourths) (4) = ? fourths

Use the same strategy here that you did in part (a).
How many thirds are in 1?

Draw a diagram to help you solve the problem.