Consider the last two choices:

___ c) Which fraction is larger, , or are they same size?

___  d)  Your friend Jake attends a birthday party at which five guests equally share a very large chocolate bar for dessert. You attend a different birthday party at which eight guests equally share a chocolate bar exactly the same size as the chocolate bar shared at the party Jake attended. Did Jake get more candy bar, did you get more candy bar, or did you and Jake each get the same amount of candy bar?

8.2    Which of these two items did you rank as easier for children to understand?

Item c is easier than Item d.

Item d is easier than Item c.

Items c and d are equally difficult.

Please explain your answer.


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