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New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 5, Lesson 13
Common Core Standards: 5.NF.4b, 5.NF.6
Lesson 13 Concept Development
Find the area of a rectangle 1 1/3 inches × 3 3/4 inches and discuss strategies for solving.
Determine when the distributive property or the multiplication of fractions is more efficient to solve for area.
An 8 inch by 10 inch picture is resting on a mat. Three-fourths inch of the mat shows around the entire edge of the picture. Find the area of the mat not covered by the picture.
Lesson 13 Problem Set
Lesson 13 Homework
This lesson shows how to find the area of a rectangle with fractional dimensions using three different methods: area model, distributive property, and multiplying improper fractions.
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