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Fractions

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View Resource An Introduction to Egyptian Mathematics

A former mathematics professor at the University of Surrey has created this webpage as an introduction to ancient Egyptian mathematics. Specifically, the site focuses on "how the Egyptians of 5000 years ago worked with fractions." While the methodology is somewhat peculiar, it is very clearly explained and anyone with an understanding of modern fractions should have no problem learning the...

http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fractions...
View Resource Visual Fractions

Visual Fractions is "a tutorial that offers instruction and practice in identifying, renaming, and operating on fractions" and was created by Richard E. Rand. The website reviews examples of fractions, which are modeled with number lines or circles. Throughout the website are instructions to follow, encouraging students to try a few activities on their own. For a more light-hearted approach, Rand...

http://www.visualfractions.com/
View Resource Fun Mathematics Lessons [Last reviewed for the March 1, 2002 Scout Report]

To the unconverted, the words "fun" and "mathematics" might not seem to be words that should be that close together in any one sentence or phrase. Educator and mathematics guru Cynthia Lanius proves any potential naysayers wrong as she offers up over two dozen interesting and engaging math exercises for educators to use in their classrooms on this site. She's served as a consultant for the Math...

http://math.rice.edu/%7Elanius/Lessons/