Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Comparison Bar Models for Addition

A comparison bar model is useful for visualising word problems where a known quantity is compared to an unknown quantity. This video provides an examples of a comparison bar model for addition.

The above video was made using the Matholia Bar Model Maker. For loads more tools and comprehensive primary maths practice, head to the Matholia portal. In the next post, we'll look at how comparison bar models can be used to represent a subtraction word problem.

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