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Making Math Easy With Visual Fractions
Learning math doesn’t have to be a chore. There are numerous math games available online that can make learning fun. These games enhance learning by letting children visualize fractions and portions. Providing visual imagery improves the overall memorization of operations and the rules that apply. Interactive math games create a fun way to practice while increasing comprehension.
VisualFractions.com is a free fraction tutorial website that also features math games for kids. The site focuses on visual images to illustrate various operations. Colorful charts and pie graphs break down how to compare, add, subtract, multiple, and divide fractions. A special section titled games has seven games users can play to enhance lessons. "Find Grammy" is the most popular game at the website. In Find Grammy players must help Grampy locate Grammy who has jumped over the stretched hedge. Estimate her position as a fraction to bring Grammy back.
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Balloon Pop to Number Balls
SheppardSoftware.com offers free games and lessons covering a wide variety of subjects. Each category of math has a tutorial and several fun games. Students can learn fractions by playing Fraction Matching, Compare Balloon Pop, or Number Balls games. In the Fraction Matching series players match fractions to corresponding pictures while being timed. Each game has multiple levels and increase with difficulty as you progress.
In Compare Balloon Pop players get to go crazy popping colorful balloons. The objective of the game is to pop them in order from the smallest to largest fraction before the timer sounds. The site's series of math games called Number Balls has a version for fractions. In the game players click on floating fraction balls in ascending order. If the order is wrong a buzzer will ring. Each level is timed so players must be quick. They also have other educational material and games that can be purchased as well.
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Score High in Math Games
LearnWithMathGames.com has an entire section devoted to fun math games. Two of their popular games are Math Splat and Bowling for Fractions. In Math Splat players are on a mission in order to save mosquitoes from getting whacked. In Bowling for Fractions players get to be creative. A random graph will appear that players can shade in to demonstrate a fraction of their choice. The objective is to correctly match your graph with the fraction in order to bowl. They also have an extensive directory of tutorials and activities that is helpful when mastering fractions. Learning operations is easy when math games are involved.