The Truth About Fractions

You may have wondered at one time or another, as a teacher or as a student: “Why is it so hard to understand fractions?”

In this new video, our expert Sunil shows us through examples that it is not as difficult as we might think. Above all, our understanding of fractions relies on the way they are introduced. Sunil shows us how to explain fractions without doing a single division!

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  1. Dear Susan,

    Thank you for your comment–as it might be the most critical part of the visual process! I purposefully left off that part regarding an array of 6 because I wanted that question to come from students. Students need time to cobble their own questions and understanding. By giving everything away, we deny them the true goal of mathematics–to question, doubt, conjecture, resolve, etc!


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