Fractions: Video: Using Number Lines in Fraction Problems

Watch this video to find out how travelers could use a real-life number line and fractions to find their way from one spot to another.

How do you know where you are going? If you were going somewhere, you might type the name of the place or address into the computer to get a map. You might call someone on the phone. What if there were no phones and no computers?

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In Fish Lake, players practice with fractions while learning math problem-solving strategies. They’ll also be introduced to Native American history. Watch out for poisonous snakes! Canoe through the rapids. Find enough food for your village’s survival. Figure out “what’s fair.” Who knew you could get this excited about fractions? Recommended for grades 4 and up. Available on Mac and PC.

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