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FIND GRAMPY INSTRUCTIONS

Grampy's favorite game is hide and seek. He is hiding at a fractional distance between the beginning and the end of the hedge.

The picture tells you the number of parts the hedge is divided into. The number of parts is the denominator of the fraction. Grampy is hiding behind one of those parts. The part he is hiding behind is the numerator of the fraction. You are to guess which part he is hiding behind. You may enter only the numerator of the fractional distance where Grampy is hiding.

Grammy will help by pointing to your right if the fraction is too small and to your left if the fraction is too large.

Grampy does not hide himself well.  You will see the top of his head behind the hedge.

The computer will keep track of the number of times you find Grampy and the number of tries. Have fun!

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  1. The relative distances of different fractions along a number line.
  2. How the numerator determines the size of a fraction.
  3. How the denominator determines the size of a fraction.