# Visual Fractions - Subtracting Like Fractions

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Welcome to Visual Fractions – Subtracting Like Fractions!

Using this method, students will learn to SUBTRACTING LIKE FRACTIONS using only visual models, that is, WITHOUT KNOWING HOW TO SUBTRACT!

Student gain a deeper understanding of the subtraction of fractions. Students work at the pictorial or iconic level by drawing fractions and performing subtraction. Number sense is also reinforced as students must analyze and manipulate their drawings.

THIS IS A PURELY VISUAL METHOD USING DRAWINGS RATHER THAN ARITHMETIC.

This video could be used as the lecture part of a flipped classroom lesson. It could be shared with individual students who struggle with understanding fraction basics, it could be used as the lecture segment of your classroom lesson, or it could be used to inform you and your colleagues about a new and exciting way to work with fractions.

The Visual Fractions method is great for students new to learning fractions because it allows them to have a deeper understanding of what is happening when working with abstract concepts like fractions. It is also great for older students who still struggle with basic multiplication and division, but still are expected to know and perform operations with fractions.

I hope you like it and see its usefulness in your classroom.

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