Below there is a link for the sheet of Blank Fraction Bars and links for six activities for shading Blank Fraction Bars to illustrate various relationships.

The following sheet of Blank Fraction Bars has been colored to show fraction relationships. The first column shows decreasing shaded amounts for fractions that get smaller and closer to zero. The second column shows bars that are half shaded and represent fractions equal to 1/2.

The following file has Blank Fraction Bars for all the proper fractions with denominators from 2 through 12. This is designed to be used with the first four of the following six activities and also can be used for forming additional activity sheets.

Blank Fraction Bars

The following six files have activity sheets for the topics of equality, inequality, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.

- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to See Inequalities
- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to See Equality and Inequality
- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to See Inequality Relationships
- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to Approximate Sums and Differences
- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to Determine Products of Fractions
- Shading Blank Fraction Bars to Determine Quotients of Fractions

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