5th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 10 Comments
The problem below is from Math Out Of The Box Lesson 11: Subtracting Fractions
Stan has a problem. Stan’s dad gave him two boards to use in building a birdhouse. One board measured 25 5/16 inches long and the other measured 18 9/16 inches long. What was the difference in the lengths of the boards?
Solve the problem by replying below and explain your strategy in writing to have the chance to win a set of manipulatives to use in your classroom.