## What is fraction in art?

Fraction art is a fun way for students to practice fractions as part of a whole. For this activity, students use the Fraction Art activity page (freebie below) and create their own design by using multiple colors.

## What are fraction circles?

Fraction circles are a set of nine circles of various colours. Each circle is broken into equal fractional parts and uses the same-sized whole. The circles included are one whole as well as circles divided into halves, thirds, quarters, fifths, sixths, eighths, tenths, and twelfths.

**How can fractions be represented?**

A fraction represents the number of parts that we have of a whole that is divided into equal parts. Fractions are represented by two numbers that are separated by a fraction line.

### What is fraction step by step?

3 Easy steps for adding fractions Step 1: Find a common denominator. Step 2: Add the numerators (and keep the denominator) Step 3: Simplify the fraction.

### How do you draw fractions on a number line?

To draw fractions on a number line, follow these steps:

- Split up the number line between 0 and 1 into the number of parts shown by the denominator. Make sure each of the parts is the same size.
- Starting at 0, count forward the number of parts shown by the numerator.
- Mark your point on the number line.

**What’s the tape diagram?**

A tape diagram is a rectangular visual model resembling a piece of tape, that is used to assist with the calculation of ratios and addition, subtraction, and commonly multiplication. It is also known as a divided bar model, fraction strip, length model or strip diagram.

## Do students really need fraction visual models?

Whether you’re teaching the meaning of fractions or fraction operations, visual models can help students connect fractions to what they already know. Division is an essential foundation for fractions. Once students can divide objects into equal groups, they can begin to grasp dividing a whole into equal parts.