### All Common Core: 1st Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Use Rectangles And Circles To Show Halves And Fourths: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.3

If I cut this rectangle in half, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something in half, we get equal pieces.

### Example Question #32 : Geometry

If I cut this circle in half, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something in half, we get two equal pieces.

### Example Question #22 : Rectangles

If I cut this rectangle into fourths, or quarters, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something into fourths, or quarters, we get four equal pieces.

### Example Question #23 : Rectangles

If I cut this circle into fourths, or quarters, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something into fourths, or quarters, we get four equal pieces.

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

If I cut a rectangle into fourths, how am I changing the size?

**Possible Answers:**

The four pieces will be bigger than the rectangle

The four pieces will be different sizes

The four pieces will be the same size as the rectangle

The four pieces will be smaller than the rectangle

**Correct answer:**

The four pieces will be smaller than the rectangle

When we cut something in fourths, we get four smaller pieces that equal each other. If we put those pieces back together, we’d get the original size of the rectangle.

### Example Question #1 : Use Rectangles And Circles To Show Halves And Fourths: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.3

If I cut a rectangle in half, how am I changing the size?

**Possible Answers:**

Each piece will be the same size as the rectangle

Each piece will be bigger than the rectangle

Each pieces will be smaller than the rectangle, they will be half the size.

Each piece will be different sizes

**Correct answer:**

Each pieces will be smaller than the rectangle, they will be half the size.

When we cut something in half, we get two smaller pieces that equal each other. If we put those pieces back together, we’d get the original size of the rectangle.

### Example Question #1 : Use Rectangles And Circles To Show Halves And Fourths: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.3

If I cut a rectangle into two parts, I am cutting it in ___________.

**Possible Answers:**

Half

Thirds

Quarters

Fourths

**Correct answer:**

Half

When we cut something into two parts, which means the same thing as cutting it in half.

### Example Question #41 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

What portion of the circle is striped?

**Possible Answers:**

A third of the circle is striped

Half of the circle is striped

A fourth of the circle is stripedd

A fifth of the circle is striped

**Correct answer:**

Half of the circle is striped

The circle is divided into two equal sizes. One side is striped and one side is blue. So half of the circle is striped.

A fourth means the same thing as a ____________.

**Possible Answers:**

Quarter

Third

Fourth

Fifth

**Correct answer:**

Quarter

A fourth and a quarter mean the same thing because both words mean pieces.

If we have two rectangles of the same size, and we cut one of them in half, and one of them in fourths, which pieces will be smaller?

**Possible Answers:**

The rectangle that we cut into half

They will both have pieces of the same size

They will both have pieces of bigger sizes than the original rectangles

The rectangle that we cut into fourths

**Correct answer:**

The rectangle that we cut into fourths

Cutting an object into four pieces makes the pieces smaller because a fourth is smaller than a half.

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