Division Concept of a Fraction
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Division Model


We explored the division model a bit in egg-carton fractions; It's usually about about sharing groups of whole units equally, rather than one whole, or unit, equally. (That's the part-to-whole model.)

fraction models

 We explore this a little with folded paper strips. Soppose you had a plain paper strip 3 units long. How would you determine what 3/4 of a unit is?

folded paper strip

Try these for getting some practice:

In the next lesson, we'll look at some fraction and decimal relationships.