Updated: Sep 22, 2021
This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 3.6E:
decompose two congruent two-dimensional figures into parts with equal areas and express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole and recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape
As strange as it might seems, equal shares of congruent shapes do NOT need to have the same shape. Don't believe me? Watch the video below.
Between 2016 and 2021, this supporting standard has been tested twice on the STAAR test. Videos explaining each problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.
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