Here are two equivalent fractions Simplify both of them, and what do you get? Why?
Here are two equivalent division problems Solve both of them, and what do you get? Why?
What would I have multiplied both numbers by to get this new division problem? Are these problems equivalent? What will the answer to the problems be? Why?
If your problems are EQUIVALENT… The answers will ALWAYS be the same!!!!!! This will be very useful information to know once we start looking at the next time of problem and cleaning up some horse poo.
Decimals are like poo… Does the cowgirl want horse poo near her house? N Can the cowgirl poo inside her house? In a toilet! D No! You’ve got to clean it up!
The Cowgirl and Her Horse N N D D Clean up outside only! POO! 10 25 x .5 25 250 5 .5 10