[IAEP] Looking for Concrete "Fraction Experiences"

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 06:11:36 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 11:23 PM, Steve Thomas <sthomas1 at gosargon.com> wrote:
> Looking for ideas on how we can give kids (and adults) concrete experiences
> with the concept of fraction.
> Special bonus points for anyone who can come up with an example of division
> with fractions (ex: 1/3 divided by 1/2)
> Thanks,
> Stephen
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There are  few examples here:


In Caacupe, they use the variant of Abacus that they invented, which
allows for adding and subtracting fractions.


Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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