Fraction Rectangles

Henri Picciotto

Use these applets to implement the approach presented in The Well-Chosen Rectangle.

Basic idea: use the denominators of the two fractions as the rectangles' dimensions.

For comparison, addition, subtraction, and division:

For multiplication:

Download the GeoGebra files: two rectangles | one rectangle

Back to: The Well-Chosen Rectangle

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See Slices for the pie representation of fractions.

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