It is unbelievable that Common Core is calling upon first graders to do complicated problems involving fractions.  Most adults have trouble adding equations like this together… In fact it gives me a headache, because one can’t just use a calculator.

1/4 + 6/12 + 8/16 + 0/19 = x/64  Solve for x……

Little Luke was on the spot in his first grade class and was trying to figure how to solve this problem… He was having trouble, till the rest of the class started whispering under their breath…..  “Use the fourth, Luke. Use the fourth.”

May the Fourth be with you as well….

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