The Role of Representations in Fraction Addition and Subtraction

  • The Role of Representations in Fraction Addition and Subtraction

    Kathleen Cramer; Terry Wyberg; Seth Leavitt
    Article describes using concrete models representation of fractions for developing connections with symbols and meaning in a group of sixth graders. Fraction circle is recommended as the most effective representation of fraction. Authors include analysis of the case study and key procedural recommendations.