## VISUAL FRACTIONS |

## Fractions are better understood when seen (or eaten). |

Look to the About page for information on how best to use this web site.

View the Investigate Pages for step-by-step explanations of each of the above main topics. Each explanation is in PDF format using Adobe Reader™ or PPS format using Powerpoint Viewer™.

Design your own fraction images with the Fraction Designer Pages. You may make number line or circle models of fractions and the operations on fractions. This is a good opportunity to see or to demonstrate fractions of your own choice.

Check out the Games Page for helpful games that will enhance fraction learning.

Worksheets. Not ordinary fractions worksheets. These worksheets use visual fraction modeling to show what fractions and operations on fractions really look like. Instruction slides and answer sheets are available.

Visual Fractions Progress Chart A complete study guide that takes you through identifying, renaming, and operating on fractions using Visual Fractions modeling. Each of the topics include pretests and tests.

This Site Map will show how this Visual Fractions web site is organized.. See how the words "visual fraction model" are used in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Check out the many helpful web sites from the Visual Fractions Favorite Fractions Links Page.

Visual Fractions exercises have been built to run with a FLASH™ plug-in installed in the browser. Because some devices do not have a FLASH plug-in, Visual Fractions programs are being written to run without FLASH using the built in canvas in html5 or later browsers.

Available non-FLASH versions are all programs in the Identify Fractions, Rename Fractions, Compare Fractions, and Add Fractions groups.