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Fractions Made Faster

In this problem students use a visual representation of fractions to compare fractions. Students are given two fractions and using the fraction wall they must compare them and find the difference between them. A Teacher's Notes page, hints, solutions, and printable pages are provided. The goal of this problem is for students to compare the two fractions given by using the visual fraction wall or their knowledge of equivalent fractions and subtracting fractions.
Contributed by: Millennium Mathematics Project, Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA), English (United Kingdom), Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorMillennium Mathematics Project, Publisher
    • Publication Date2005-10
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2007 University of Cambridge
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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