Fraction Sticks program Sent to ftp site
Program Name: Fraction Sticks
Category: Education / Math
Description: Middle school (grades 5 through 9) math program. Students are
shown two congruent squares that have been divided into different numbers of
"sticks." Students must click on the "sticks" to shade
in a given fraction sum. Example: one square might be divided into fifths
and the other into fourths, with the goal being to shade 1 and 1/10 squares.
Good practice for fraction meaning, equivalent fractions, adding
fractions,and reducing fractions.