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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2013 Spring Release, Mathematics - Grade 3
Download PDF Document Question 17 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Geometry
Standard: 3.G.7 - Predict and explain the results of taking apart and combining two-dimensional shapes.
Standard: Mathematics.3.G.1.02 - Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as 1/4 of the area of the shape.

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Use the shapes labeled Z from your tool kit to answer question 17.
Greta has the rectangle shown below.
One and a half inch by four and a half inch rectangle.
Greta wants to completely cover her rectangle with the shapes labeled Z without any overlapping.How many shapes labeled Z are needed to completely cover Greta’s rectangle?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: January 9, 2018
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