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Fraction Shading

Saturday, 09 August 2008 ·

Understanding the concept of a fraction by shading in a part of a shape is a fairly standard introductory activity.  When I did a search on Flickr for fractions, I found this set of fraction shading diagrams*.  What I liked about these diagrams is that you are required to represent two fractions on one diagram.