Using the context of restaurants and ratios to find equivalent fractions can push students' strategies forward.

Contributor Notes

Jennifer M. Tobias, jtobias@ilstu.edu, is an assistant professor of mathematics education at Illinois State University in Normal. She is interested in how students develop an understanding of fraction concepts and operations and the preparation of teachers.

Janet B. Andreasen, Janet.Andreasen@ucf.edu, is an instructor of mathematics education and the coordinator of secondary education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She is interested in mathematical knowledge for teaching, using technology in teaching mathematics and in training teachers, as well as meeting the needs of all students in mathematics classrooms.

(Corresponding author is Tobias jtobias@ilstu.edu)
(Corresponding author is Andreasen Janet.Andreasen@ucf.edu)
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