ERIC Number: ED130866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Proposed Model for Teaching and Learning Common Fractions, and the Operations of Multiplication and Division of Fractions.
Damarin, Suzanne K.
A model for fractions derived by an operation of "scattering into subunits" is hypothesized. Five stages in the model are discussed. Assumptions underlying the development of the model, features of the model, and disadvantages of the model are listed. (DT)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper prepared for the Georgia Center for the Study of Learning and Teaching Mathematics Workshop on Models for Teaching and Learning Mathematics (Atlanta, Georgia, April 24, 1976)