The program will begin with an addition example, showing the addends and the sum. You can change each addend as long as the sum does not exceed 6. Press the <OK> button and the number line models for the addends and the sum will appear.
Uncheck the <EXPLAIN> check box to turn off the answer and the explanation. You can ask your learners to complete the number sentence.
Uncheck the <SHOW INPUT> check box to make the input dialog boxes work like a password input boxes, hiding the numbers you input. With <SHOW INPUT> and <EXPLAIN> unchecked you can ask your learners to write a number sentence that explains the picture.
With <SHOW COLOR> and <EXPLAIN> unchecked you can ask your learners to color the picture and complete the number sentence that explains the picture.
Start with adding like fractions such as 1 3/6 and 2 2/6. Then enter 1 1/2 and 2 1/3 to see how the common denominator of 6 is used.
Enter 5/6 and 5/6 to see how the mixed number 1 2/3 results. Then add 1 5/6 and 3 5/6 to see how the mixed number 5 2/3 results.
You may copy the screen by pressing <Print Screen> on the keyboard. This copies the screen into Windows Clipboard™. The screen can then be pasted into Windows Paint™ or your favorite imaging program. Windows Paint™ will allow you to crop, print, or save the image.
Windows 7 users can use the Snipping Tool™ to capture any part of the screen you wish. These images can be edited and saved in PNG, GIF(recommended) or JPEG formats.
To take a screen shot with the Ipad first press the Sleep/Wake button at the top right of the Ipad. While holding the Sleek/Wake button press and release the round Home button at the bottom of the screen. You should see a photo of the screen by going to the Home page and pressing the Photos icon.