# Lesson 13 Whole Numbers and Fractions

• Let’s find fractions and whole numbers that are equivalent.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Four Number Lines

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

## Problem 1

On each number line, circle the fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. Explain how you know.

## Problem 2

We can write to show that and are at the same location on the number line, so they are equivalent.

Write 5 other equations that show fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. Use the number lines if they are helpful.

## Problem 3

Decide if each fraction is equivalent to a whole number. Use number lines if they are helpful.

## Activity 2 Write Them as Fractions

Work with your group to complete the table. In each column, write fractions that are equivalent to the whole number in the top row.

• Step 1: Write two fractions that are equivalent to each whole number (six fractions in all). Pass your paper to your right.

• Step 2: When you receive your neighbor’s paper, write a new fraction that is equivalent to a whole number.

• Repeat Step 2 until the table is complete.

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## Problem 1

1. Write 10 as a fraction in 2 different ways.

2. Is equivalent to a whole number?