**IDENTIFICATION OF EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS**
**MODIFIED RUMMY - CARD GAME**

Jarrow, Bette B. Goudy School

1-312-989-5080

**OBJECTIVES**
1) The students will interpret the meaning of a fraction.
2) The students will identify the fractional representation for "one whole".
3) The students will recognize the renamed fraction after it has been increased or
reduced.
4) The students will apply these skills in a "card game".
**Materials**
A deck of 52 fraction cards
3 x 5 index cards cut in half to form 3 x 2 1/2.
There are 13 sets of equivalent fractions.
2/4 3/6 4/8 8/16 1/5 2/10 3/15 4/20
2/6 3/9 4/12 6/18 5/8 10/16 15/24 20/32
4/6 6/9 8/12 10/15 1/9 2/18 3/27 4/36
1/4 2/8 3/12 4/16 2/5 4/10 6/15 8/20
3/4 6/8 9/12 12/16 3/8 6/16 9/24 12/32
1/8 2/16 3/24 4/32 3/5 6/10 9/15 12/20
1/6 2/12 3/18 4/24
Cards should be labeled in alternating corners.
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**METHOD OF PLAY**
Two to four players. Cards are dealt one at a time in a clockwise manner such that
each player gets seven cards. The deck is placed in the center and a single card is
turned up as a waste pile. Play continues around the group as in traditional rummy
(taking a card and making a discard.) The object is to get a group of either three
or four cards that have the same equivalent and three or four cards with the same
denominator.
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|1/4 ___|____
| |2/8 ___|_____
| | |3/12 ___|____
| | | |4/16 ___|____
| | | | |1/9 ___|____
| | | | | |3/9 ____|____
|____| | | | | |6/9 |
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|_____9/6|

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