# twenty-fourth

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### coming next after the twenty-third in position

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Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
Then the player shades that many twenty-fourths in the Picture 1 space and records the fraction in the Fraction 1 space (Figures 1 and 4).
For example, if students found that eight twenty-fourths and six twenty-fourths equal four twelfths and three twelfths, respectively, they may use the twenty-fourths or the twelfths in their equation.
Students found no applicable equivalent fractions for eleven twenty-fourths or seven twenty-fourths, but determined that eleven twenty-fourths was greater because the pieces were all the "same size" but the eleven pieces were "more than the seven" pieces.
For the second example, the author preselected six twenty-fourths and three twenty-fourths to find applicable equivalent fractions for each.
When one student named a fraction as "fifteen ninths", his partner demonstrated that the fifteen pieces on the twenty-four mat equaled fifteen twenty-fourths, saying, "But we have fifteen pieces and it takes twenty-four to make a whole." This came about because the author previously reviewed that the denominator meant "the number of pieces it takes to make a whole", rather than "the number of pieces in all" to clarify confusion and allow the definition to include improper fractions.
There were usually multiple ways to show any given fraction, and students were easily able to move between the twenty-fourths and twelfths, often splitting the even numerators into two halves (Figure 6).
Another example of problem-solving for equivalent fractions came while a pair of boys tried to find an equivalent fraction for six twenty-fourths (Figure 8).
One student compared eight twenty-fourths and six twenty-fourths using the mat, illustration and symbolic representation, saying, "Eight twenty-fourths is larger than six twenty-fourths because eight is larger than six and all the pieces are the same size." Her partner added that the fractions equivalent to eight twenty-fourths would always be larger than the fractions equivalent to six twenty-fourths because of the original comparison.
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