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A focus on fractions : bringing research to the classroom

Author: Marjorie M Petit; Robert E Laird; Edwin L Marsden
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Studies in mathematical thinking and learning.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intends to make cognitive research on how students develop their understanding of fraction concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K-8 mathematics educators.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Petit, Marjorie M.
Focus on fractions.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2010001786
(OCoLC)501511620
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie M Petit; Robert E Laird; Edwin L Marsden
ISBN: 9780203855515 0203855515 9786612639708 6612639709
OCLC Number: 649428807
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 187 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 - Modeling and Developing Understanding of Fractions Chapter 2 - Inappropriate Use of Whole Number Reasoning Chapter 3 - What is the Whole? Chapter 4 - Partitioning Chapter 5 - Comparing and Ordering Fractions Chapter 6 - Number Lines Chapter 7 - Density of Fractions Chapter 8 - Equivalence Chapter 9 - Addition and Subtraction of Fractions Chapter 10 - Multiplication and Division of Fractions
Series Title: Studies in mathematical thinking and learning.
Responsibility: Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden.
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