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From: m dauterman

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 1999111217:08:12
Subject: dividing fractions

I have found that drawing a picture of a length of fabric. Ask the question: How many 3/4 of a yard pieces can I get from this piece of fabric that is 3 and 3/4 yards long helps them understand what you are doing when you divide.

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