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Estimating fractional areas

Estimating fractional areas

David J C Elgin


Tags Fractions, Percentages, Area

An activity to help students think about and appreciate simple fractions.

Students are required to estimate what fraction of a shape is shaded.

There are 30 different diagrams and in each one students are asked to try to shade in a certain specified fraction of the shapes presented. When they click on the slider the fraction shaded is revealed.