These tasks emerged out of the fraction research. Teachers may wish to use them as diagnostic or summative assessments, exit cards, number talk prompts, or additional practice questions. By considering both the specifics of the cell and student use of purposeful models, teachers can support students in acquiring a strong conceptual understanding.
How many 1⁄7 are there in 17⁄7? Determine your answer using a model.
Consider 17⁄8. Decompose this number using unit fractions.