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## Recognizing halves

• Recognizing halves
• Course: Mathematics
• Section: Fractions
• Outcome: A half.
• Activity Type: Printable
• Activity ID: 3239

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### This activity is not included in United Kingdom–National Curriculum

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#### Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

• ##### Number and Algebra
• Fractions and decimals

• ACMNA016 – Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole.

#### New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

• ##### 2.NA – Number and algebra
• 2.NA.2 – Use equal sharing and symmetry to find fractions of sets, shapes, and quantities

#### United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

• ##### 1.G – Geometry
• Mathematics

• 1.G.3 – Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.

• ##### 3.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions¹ (Grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, 8.)
• Mathematics

• 3.NF.1 – Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.