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2-100.

On Saturday, Stella worked for two hours helping her mother around the house. She spent

Draw a rectangle like the one the right. **A horizontal rectangle.**

How can you subdivide it so you can represent one third and one fourth?

Try this before moving on.

One way to show both fractions is with a diagram: **The rectangle divided into 12 equal parts with 3 rows of 4 columns**

Copy this diagram and shade

What is left?

The answer is

How can you arrive at this answer without drawing a diagram?