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ERIC Number: EJ819061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
Elastic, Cottage Cheese, and Gasoline: Visualizing Division of Fractions
Peck, Sallie; Wood, Japheth
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v14 n4 p208-212 Nov 2008
Teachers must be prepared to recognize valid alternative representations of arithmetic problems. Challenging examples involving mixed fractions and division are presented along with teacher's discussion from a professional development workshop. (Contains 6 figures and 1 table.)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Tel: 800-235-7566; Tel: 703-620-3702; Fax: 703-476-2970; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A