This video helps you understand that fractions are all equal-sized parts of a whole. The video illustrates this concept by comparing fair and unfair situations, a concept that is especially relevant to younger students. This video addresses CCSS 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. You can learn about the CCSS here. You can find accompanying materials and more videos like this one at LearnZillion.
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