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Fractions Around the World

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the Math World feature for this chapter.

Egyptian Fractions
Explores how Egyptians wrote and used fractions. This page looks at practical uses of Egyptian fractions in today's world.
http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/fractions/egyptian.html

"H" Units
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.
http://www.entisoft.com/ESUnits/Units_H.HTM

WorldAtlas.com
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.
http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.html

Kenya
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.
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Kenya.html


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