1. This fraction bar has six sections. I colored in one-sixth of the bar red (*please do this for me*). Now you color three-sixths of the bar any colors you want.

Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is colored:

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Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is left uncolored:

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2. Here’s a fraction bar with eight sections. I colored in four sections blue (*please do this for me*). Now you color one section any color you want.

Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is colored:

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Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is left uncolored:

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- Here’s another fraction bar:

I colored in three sections green (*please do this for me*). You color in four sections any colors you want.

Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is colored:

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Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is left uncolored:

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- Here is a great big fraction bar:

I colored in two sections purple and my friend Cleveland colored in four sections yellow (*please do this for Cleveland and me*). Now you color in five sections any colors you want.

Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is colored:

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Write an equation showing what fraction of the bar is left uncolored:

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That’s all the fraction bar problems in the book. If you want to make up some of your own, I put a bunch of them on this website for you to use. Just go to the end of these problems, where there’s a link to connect you to them (right below the link to the answers).

- Here are twelve problems without figures and without words. If you get stuck, just draw a fraction bar. That’s what I did when I got stuck. Watch the signs!

a. + =

b. – =

c. – =

d. – =

e. + =

f. + =

g. – =

h. – =

i. + =

j. – =

k. – =

l. – =

To check your answers, go to Book 1 Answers

If you want some **FRACTION BARS** to use in making up your own problems, click here.