# math

posted by stephanie

begin with an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper. fold it 9accordion style to represent eighths and shad 5 of the 8 equal parts. Then fold and shade the paper to represent 1/3 of the 5/8. What is the multiplication problem being modeled? What is the solution?

1. Ms. Sue

That exercise demonstrates the problem 1/3 * 5/8 = ?

What do you think the answer is?

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