Multiplication and Division of Fractions


As the saying goes, “ours is not to wonder why, just invert and multiply!” When multiplying or dividing fractions, how often do we put sense-making on hold and move directly to the algorithms? Tonight on the season finale of The Math Pod, Cathy Fosnot is joined by Heather Theijsmeijer and Jennifer Burrows to explore a set of number strings based on the multiplication and division of fractions.

Also featured in this episode, a walk across the landscape of teacher development on the topic of representation.