Same & Different: Lady Lightning
Lady Lightning is the most powerful superhero in the Universe. She spends a lot of her time helping animals.
Look at the two problems. What do you notice?
- 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 …
- Write a third story problem about Lady Lightning or another superhero that includes fractions. Explain how your story is the same as problems A and B, and how it is different.
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