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Calculators serve a great purpose in the math classroom. Caluclatros, along witth other technologies are, “essential tools for learning and doing mathematics” (). Teachers use this math tool for many different reasons, one being able to use this tool to do comptations on fractional or decimal form. Several calculators are now available that do computations in fractional form as well as in decimal form. Some of these automatically give results in simplest terms. If you have access to such a calculator, discuss how it might be used in teaching fractions and especially fraction computation. If such calculators become commonplace, should we continue to teach fraction computation?aCalculators serve a great purpose in the math classroom. Calculators, along with other technologies are, “essential tools for learning and doing mathematics” (Van deWalle, Karp, Bay-Williams, &Wray, 2016, p.6). Teachers use this math tool for many different reasons, such as being able to do

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