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Description:

This 8-page article (PDF) details the errors and misconceptions that students may have with fraction computation. The article emphasizes the importance of putting fraction problems in a real world context in order to deepen understanding of fractions and operations with fractions. By anticipating potential errors and misconceptions, teachers can help students avoid misunderstandings that might arise from these models and contexts.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Teaching strategies,Addition,Visual representation,Reason quantitatively,Misconceptions,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Fractions,Division,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161253669T,Grade 5,Model with mathematics,Subtraction,Multiplication,Concept formation,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Algorithms,Representation,Computing and Information,Connections,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Process skills,Education

Language:

English

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