Common Core Math Vocabulary
Fraction Bar - Definition with Examples
What is a fraction bar?
In math, a fraction bar can be defined as a visual representation of fractions
which helps in comparing
fractions and carrying out operations with fractions.
Fraction bars or Fraction strips are a part-to-whole representational model.
Here are the fraction bars for halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, sixths, sevenths and eighths.
Let's do it!
Play a game with your child. Cut 10 strips of a chart paper. Give your child crayons and a ruler. Ask him to represent different fractions you say on the strips.
You can then further use the same strips and ask your child to compare two fractions or add or subtract them.
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