# Working with Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

1.

(a) Within the following four circles , each one representing a whole, shade
five-halves:

(b) Within the following four circles , each one representing a whole, shade two
and a half :

(c) What is similar, what is different about part (a) and part (b)?

(d) Split $360 in half, then tell me how much is five-halves of $360.

(e) Write the value of one -half of 360 in each of the
halves in the following circles, then shade five of

the halves.

2. If someone buys a house for $400,000, and then sells it two years later at
three-halves of what they bought

it for, what was the selling price?

3. I’ve heard that when you run for a long distance,
”endorphins” kick in and make you feel euphoric.

If during the 12 km bridge to bridge run, I get so euphoric that I decide to run
five-thirds of the 12

kilometers, how far will I run?

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