Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use two-color counters to divide fractions.

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# Project STAIR

## Supporting Teaching of Algebra: Individual Readiness

#
Fraction Fundamentals

# Dividing Fractions Using the Set Model

# Multiplying Fractions – Part 1

# Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators using the Set Model

# Dividing Fractions Using the Area Model

# Dividing Fractions Using the Length Model

# Multiplying Fractions Using the Length Model

# Multiplying Fractions Using the Set Model

# Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators using the Length Model

# Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators using the Set Model

# Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators using the Area Model

Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use two-color counters to divide fractions.

In part 1 of this 3-part video series, Sarah Powell from the University of Texas explains that fractions are one of the hardest topics for students to really understand and be able to manipulate. If you are looking for a way to walk through what it really means to multiply fractions, check out this video.

Dr. Powell uses the two-color counters to subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use manipulatives and drawings to divide fractions.

Dr. Powell shows how to use length manipulatives to help students divide fractions.

Dr. Powell multiplies fractions using both fraction tiles manipulatives as well as via a drawing demonstration.

Dr. Powell uses both two-color counter manipulatives and drawings to multiply fractions.

Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use the number tiles to subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use two-color counter manipulatives as part of the set model to help teach students how to subtract fractions with like denominators.

Dr. Powell uses the area model to show how to use manipulatives to teach students how to subtract fractions with like denominators.