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# I want to learn about: Number & Operations – Fractions

Content about fractions in elementary mathematics. Exercises, tutorials, problems, and teaching resources for fractions in elementary. Here you will find posts about fractions to make learning mathematics easier and more fun. ido generado sobre fracciones de matemáticas de primaria.

Aug31

## Direct and Inverse Proportionality Problems

In today’s post, we are going to work on proportionality by looking at some examples of proportionality problems. Before we begin, you can take a look at other exercises with proportional numbers where we review the concepts of reason and proportionality constant. Direct Proportionality and Inverse Proportionality Proportional magnitudes can be directly proportional or inversely […]

Mar16

## Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line

Today we are going to learn how to solve activities related to the representation of fractions on a number line and the amplification and simplification of fractions. To do this we need to use equivalent fractions. It is easy to represent a fraction on a number line when it is divided into the same number […]

Jul29

## Do You Know What an Equivalent Fraction Is?

Do you know what an equivalent fraction is? We have written about equivalent fractions many times on the blog: Equivalent Fractions Practice with Examples of Equivalent Fractions Examples of Equivalent Fractions Today, we are going to start by investigating the etymology, or meaning, of the word ”equivalent.” Let’s split the word in two: equi – […]

Apr29

## Multiplication of Fractions with an Area Model

In today’s post, we are going to see how to use an area model to solve a multiplication problem with fractions. This methodological strategy is very effective to show our students an operation that is very complicated to visualize. Teachers usually make an effort to support their explanations with manipulatives and visuals, because if they […]

Apr16

## Using the Number Line to Compare Fractions

In previous posts, we’ve learned how to place different numbers on the number line. Today we’re going to learn how to represent fractions on a number line. This is very useful when we need to compare them. Fractions with the same denominator As we know, it’s easy to compare fractions with the same denominator. In these cases, […]