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Math Clip Art--Fraction Concepts--Circular Fraction Model, Fourths

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# Math Clip Art--Fraction Concepts--Circular Fraction Model, Fourths

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Fractions

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The circular fraction model for fourths is a crucial visual aid in teaching the concept of fractions, particularly quarters or fourths. This math clip art image presents a circle divided into four equal segments, each representing one-fourth of the whole. The clear, distinct divisions make it easy for students to visualize and comprehend the concept of parts of a whole in relation to fourths.

This image, as part of a broader collection, can be used to teach various aspects of fractions. Teachers can employ it to introduce the concept of fourths, demonstrate equivalent fractions (e.g., 1/4 = 2/8), or compare fractions (e.g., 1/4 vs. 3/4). The visual nature of the model helps students grasp these abstract concepts more concretely and aids in developing a deeper understanding of fraction relationships. It's particularly useful for teaching common fractions used in everyday life.

The use of math clip art, especially fraction models like this, is invaluable in mathematics education. These visual representations serve as a bridge between abstract numerical concepts and tangible, relatable images. They are particularly beneficial for visual learners and provide all students with a concrete reference point to understand and remember fraction relationships. The circular model is especially effective as it relates to real-world objects students might encounter, such as pizzas or pies, making the concept more relatable and easier to grasp.

Teacher's Script: "Look at this circle, class. It's divided into four equal parts. Each part is called one-fourth or a quarter. Can you show me three-fourths of the circle? What about one-half? Let's discuss how many fourths make up a half and why this is important to understand."

For a complete collection of math clip art related to Fraction Concepts click on this link: __Fraction Models: Fraction Circles Collection.__

Common Core Standards | CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.G.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.G.A.2 |
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Grade Range | K - 3 |

Curriculum Nodes |
Arithmetic• Fractions• Identify and Name Fractions |

Copyright Year | 2014 |

Keywords | fractions, clip art, fraction model |