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Title Fractions Tops and Bottoms
Description Students will use the sim to develop a deeper understanding of what the numerator and denominator is, and how it effects the value of a fraction. Students will then apply that knowledge to finding equivalent fractions.
Subject Mathematics
Level Middle School
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords denominator, equivalent fractions, fractions, numerator
Simulation(s) Fractions: Equality (HTML5)


Author(s) Janelle Stanton
Contact Email janelle.stanton@bvsd.org
School / Organization BVSD
Date submitted 6/7/19
Date updated 6/7/19