Fractions Around the World
Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the
Math World feature for this chapter.
Explores how Egyptians wrote and used fractions. This page looks at practical uses of Egyptian fractions in today's world.
Want to learn more about measurement units that begin with the letter H? This site is a measurement conversion calculator with more different units than you've ever seen before. Try using the hekat as mentioned in Math Central.
You'll find this well-designed site with internal links to clear, colorful continent maps including facts, and figures on each continent and country. Land area and population information is also provided.
The African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania has plenty of resources for information about Kenya, including maps and Internet links to news sources.
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