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Wright, Vince
In search of the prototypical fraction.
Aust. Prim. Math. Classr. 18, No. 2, 2733 (2013).
2013
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT), Adelaide, SA
EN
F40
fractions
fraction concept
Summary: Vince Wright makes a convincing argument for presenting children with a different ``prototype'' of a fraction to the typical onehalf. Consider how the prototype that Wright mentions may be applied to a variety of fraction concepts. We are sure that you will never look at a doughnut in quite the same way. (ERIC)