Reflecting on fraction addition: using the mirror formula to visualise unit fraction addition

Igoe, Damien and Boucher, Nicholas and Clark, Iain and Parisi, Alfio and Downs, Nathan (2018) Reflecting on fraction addition: using the mirror formula to visualise unit fraction addition. Australian Mathematics Teacher, 74 (2). pp. 3-9. ISSN 0045-0685

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Abstract

This article proposes a practical method of teaching the addition of unit fractions using a series of short mirror equation experiments.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited with publisher's permission.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2018 01:33
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2019 22:39
Uncontrolled Keywords: fractions; fraction addition; mirror formula
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029999 Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/34339

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