### Home > MC1 > Chapter 6 > Lesson 6.2.2 > Problem 6-58

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George drew the diagram at right to represent the number 2 . *"Look,"*said Helena,*"This is the same thing as*." Homework Help ✎ Is Helena correct? If so,

**explain**how she can tell that the diagram represents. If she is not correct, **explain**why not.Draw a diagram to represent the mixed number 3

. How can you write this as a single fraction greater than one? How can you write

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

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 represents

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 many whole numbers does this represent?

How many pieces are left over?

Remember to draw a diagram.