A new app helps students with often-dreaded fractions


app-fractionsName: Quick Fractions

What is it? Hate fractions? That’s ok! Quick Fractions is here to help you master one of the most troublesome areas of mathematics! Perfect for those just starting out with fractions, more advanced students, or even adults looking for a challenge.

Best for: Students ages 9-11

Price: $2.99

Requirements: iOS 7.0 or later

Features:

  • Operations games scaffold the process for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, and the new help section gives some handy reminders if you get stuck!

  • Practice creating equivalence with and comparing fractions, decimals and percentages,
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