Video: Understanding the Number of Parts in a Whole

Hannah has three halves of cookie. Does she have more or less than a whole cookie?

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Hannah has three halves of cookie. Does she have more or less than a whole cookie?

Hannah has three halves of cookie. Our model shows three halves. The question is asking us if Hannah has more or less than a whole cookie. Are three halves more or less than one whole? We can put two of Hannah’s halves together to make one whole. Two halves is equal to one whole. If Hannah has three halves, she actually has one and a half cookies.

So if Hannah has three halves of cookie, she has more than a whole cookie.

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