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What Do Students Need to Learn about Division of Fractions?

Yeping Li 

May 2008, Volume 13, Issue 9, Page 546

Abstract:
The various ways fractions are divided and why students need to learn about fractions through dividing them. Some Chinese perspectives may be insightful to problem-solving and working flexibly with fractions; Chinese students are expected to learn more than just the computational rule for fraction division. Several problems are presented.

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Article
Curriculum Developer
Grades 6-8
Curriculum
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Skill and Fluency