Decimals Numbers & Operations in Base 10

Shade in 0.5 and 0.49 in any grid



She chose to shade in 5/100 and 49/1000.

The question for me is whether I try to pin this down in terms of shading in/part whole representations, or try to embed these decimals in a grouping word problem. I think I’m going to go for a bit of a combo approach.

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Was she looking at just the first row? Maybe thinking of a number line and not the area of the grid?

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