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ERIC Number: EJ1093227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1326-0286
In Search of the Prototypical Fraction
Wright, Vince
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v18 n2 p27-33 2013
Vince Wright makes a convincing argument for presenting children with a different "prototype" of a fraction to the typical one-half. Consider how the prototype that Wright mentions may be applied to a variety of fraction concepts. We are sure that you will never look at a doughnut in quite the same way.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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