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Equivalent Fraction Finder

This interactive Java applet helps users explore equivalent fractions through partitioning circles and squares. The applet provides a random fraction and the user creates one or two equivalent representations of that fraction by partitioning and coloring a square (or circle). The applet also plots the fraction on a number line and points from the shape to the number line displaying its equivalent value after the fraction is built. Options include choice of circles or squares, one or two equivalent fractions, and a scoring feature allows users to keep track of the number correct.
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Contributed by: Shodor, Publisher
Math TopicGeometry, Number Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorShodor, Publisher
    • Publication Date2006
    • RightsCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
      http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/licensing
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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