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draw the counters and show the groups
a, how many counters would 1/4 of 12 counters be.

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  1. i need an answer to my question

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    posted by nyeleti
  2. "of" almost always means you multiply
    1/4 of 12 = 1/4 * 12 = 12/4 = 3

  3. you know, you don't need any math to do this.
    get 12 counters -- or 12 of anything
    move 4 of them to separate rows. These will start your 4 groups (because you want 1/4 of them in each group)
    Now start moving counters, 4 at a time, so the groups always have the same number
    by the time you run out of counters, you should have 3 counters in each group.

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