Lesson 12 Application Problem
Jennifer hid half her birthday money in the top drawer of her dresser. The other half she put in her jewelry box. If she hid $8 in her top drawer, how much money did she get for her birthday?
Exploration: Designate the following stations for three students per station.
Station A: 1 half and 1 fourth
Station B: 1 half and 1 third
Station C: 1 third and 1 fourth
Station D: 1 third and 1 sixth
Station E: 1 fourth and 1 sixth
Station F: 1 fourth and 1 eighth
Station G: 1 fifth and 1 tenth
Station H: 1 fifth and 1 sixth
The students are to represent 1 whole using the materials at their station.
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