# 4.NF.A.1 Using Multiplication to Generate Equivalent Fractions.

## 4.NF.A.1 Using Multiplication to Generate Equivalent Fractions.

Evidence Statement 4.C.5-2 Distinguish correct explanation/reasoning from that which is flawed, and – if there is a flaw in the argument – present corrected reasoning. (For example, some flawed ‘student’ reasoning is presented and the task is to correct and improve it.) Content Scope: Knowledge and skills articulated in 4.NF.1

### Zoey's Equivalent Fractions

Zoey is learning about how to use multiplication to generate equivalent fractions. She claims that 3/4 and 8/12 are equivalent fractions. Zoey is incorrect in her reasoning.

Zoey is incorrect in her reasoning.

• Explain why Zoey’s reasoning is incorrect.
• Explain how to find an equivalent fraction fro 3/4 using multiplication

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