## Better Dirt, Better Lives

Corn and Beans are Two of the Three Sisters MATH STANDARDS Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the…

## Fraction word problems involving time: Example

Today’s post features another fraction problem contributed by a middle school student. This one teaches equivalent fractions and common denominators.