Using candy bars as models gives students a taste for learning to represent fractions whose denominators are factors of twelve.

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Trena L. Wilkerson, Trena_Wilkerson@baylor.edu, is an associate professor in mathematics education at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She is interested in students' rational number sense and geometric thinking as well as effective professional development for mathematics teachers.

Tommy Bryan, Tommy_Bryan@baylor.edu, and Jane Curry (retired), Jane_Curry@baylor.edu, are colleagues at Baylor University. They are interested in both preservice and in-service mathematics teacher education.

(Corresponding author is Wilkerson Trena_Wilkerson@baylor.edu)
(Corresponding author is Bryan Tommy_Bryan@baylor.edu)
(Corresponding author is Curry Jane_Curry@baylor.edu)
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