Partitive and Measurement Fraction Problems

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Partitive and Measurement Fraction Problems

Dr. Brendefur uses two context problems to distinguish between partitive and measurement fraction problems. These two slides illustrate the differences between the two problems and demonstrate the approaches needed to arrive at the solutions. See the related media, Multiple Interpretations of Fractions.

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Fractions > Fractions as Numbers > See How It Works

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Primary (K-3), Middle School (6-8), Intermediate (4-6)

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