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When does $1/2 = 1/3$?: modelling with wet fractions. (English)
Aust. Math. Teach. 71, No. 1, 36-40 (2015).
Summary: Many fraction activities rely on the use of area models for developing partitioning skills. These models, however, are limited in their ability to assist students to visualise a fraction of an object when the whole changes. This article describes a fraction modelling activity that requires the transfer of water from one container to another. The activity provides the opportunity for students to explore the part-whole relationship when the whole changes and respond to and reason about the question: When does $1/2 =1/3$? (ERIC)
Classification: F40 M50
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