Same & Different: All in the Slice

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A: A circle divided into 10 equal parts with 7 parts shaded. 7-tenths. B: A circle divided into 8 equal parts with 7 parts shaded. 7-eighths.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third picture that shows a whole divided into parts. Draw your own, or use the MLC Fractions app. Explain how your picture is the same as A and B, and how it is different.