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ERIC Number: EJ464622
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0004-136X
Fractions: In Search of Meaning.
Witherspoon, Mary Lou
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n8 p482-85 Apr 1993
Reports results of interviews in which students were asked to illustrate three interpretations of fractions: a unit subdivided into equal-sized parts; a set subdivided into equal-sized parts; and a ratio. Two areas of difficulty in giving reasonable representations are discussed. Proposes teaching suggestions to overcome these difficulties. (MDH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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