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# Review Questions

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## Briefly explain and give an example of each of the four guidelines you should keep in mind as you help students develop computational strategies for fractions. Which of these guidelines will be the easiest and which will be the hardest for you to implement and why?

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## Students are capable of inventing their own strategies for adding fractions without finding common denominators. Describe some ways students might add 3/4 + 5/8 when using models that do not involve finding common denominators

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## When teaching students the traditional algorithms for adding and subtracting fractions, what are some key ideas to emphasize so these algorithms become meaningful for students?

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## Make up a word problem that represents each of these number sentences: 5 x 3/4, 1/4 x 4/5, and 3 1/3 x 3/8. Then draw a diagram or use models to illustrate how to informally find the solution. Why is it important to explore multiplication with fractions in contextual situations?

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