The Role of Representations in Fraction Addition and Subtraction
Kathleen Cramer; Terry Wyberg; Seth Leavitt
April 2008, Volume 13, Issue 8, Page 490
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.
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