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Cooking Up Fractions

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Fractions are a tricky, tricky subject for most students and probably most people. I’m completely content being in second grade where the world of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing of fractions doesn’t exist. Most students can understand splitting shapes into equal parts but once equivalent fractions or just comparing fractions comes into play it gets confusing. Why? Because it goes against what we teach the rest of math- all of a sudden 2 is bigger than 12 and having 1 big…

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