Tonight's Homework

Students took an assessment on lessons 1 through 7 today.  For homework, they have 3 word problems.  

1. There are 20 muffins on a plate. 2/5 of the muffins are chocolate. 3/10 of the  muffins are vanilla.  The rest of the muffins are blueberry.  How many muffins are blueberry? Explain your thinking.

2. Create a word problem for the equation 2/3 x 4/5. Show how you could solve the problem using a fraction model.

3. Challenge: Three-fourths of a container of buttons are square. Two-thirds of the square buttons are red. What fraction of the buttons are square and red? Represent your thinking using a fraction model and an equation.  

Have a great evening!