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Language - "reduce" fractions

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Description:  Is it correct to use "reduce" when teaching children to simplify fractions?
Level:  Fifth Grade, Middle School (6-8)
Math topic:  Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Communicating Math
Ed. topic:  Writing/Communication in Math

Original Question/Response
08 Dec 03   Language - "reduce" fractions by Georgia
09 Dec 03   Re: Language - "reduce" fractions by Pat Ballew
24 Jul 05   Re: Language - "reduce" fractions by Pat Ballew

Public Discussion
24 Oct 06   math by Maria Mahmud
18 Apr 07        math by claudia ortiz
24 Oct 06   Reducing to lowest terms by Loyd
24 Oct 06   Corect error! by Loyd
10 Mar 07   TeacherTube.com by mrsJohnson

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