The Art of Fractions

 teachMathematics: The Art of Fractions

This is a very simple idea for calculating with fractions that gives rise to some great display work. Inspired by the work of Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, the aim is to use a fraction to divide spaces into parts. Each picture is based on a particular fraction. Start with a rectangle, then divide into 2 parts such that one part is one third of the original rectangle. Then take either or both of the new rectangles and...

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