## Search for Wholes

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Author: Joanne Caniglia

Description: Students will add fractions with like and unlike denominators to find whole units.

Objectives: To find fractional wholes and equivalent fractions.

Resources/Materials: Fraction Grid

Activities/Procedures: Students are to circle the fractions (vertically, horizontally, and diagonally) that add to 1.

Evaluation: The completed puzzle has over 25 wholes.

```
1/4   4/8   1/2  5/12   1/3   1/6   3/6   2/4   2/6

1/4   2/3   2/6   1/4   2/4   4/8   1/4   2/8   1/6

6/12   1/4   1/6   1/5  2/10   1/4   1/6  2/10   3/6

3/6   3/8  2/12   3/6   2/6   1/4   1/4   2/8   1/4

1/4   1/2   3/4   1/4   2/3   1/6   2/3   2/4   2/5

2/5   1/5   2/5   3/8   1/3   1/4   3/4   1/2   5/6

1/8   1/4   1/4   3/8   1/2   1/3   1/3   1/3   1/6

```