Presenting the Key Ideas of Fractions Through MathFractions: A Game Based Learning

  • Manuel J. IbarraEmail author
  • Wilber Jiménez
  • Carolina Soto
  • Eduardo Chavez
  • Edison Chiclla
  • Antonio Silva Sprock
  • Leônidas de Oliveira Brandão
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11863)


This paper describes a Game Based Learning tool to teach fractions. It was designed for children from 6 to 10 years old. It was developed considering the six facets framework to serious game. For the purpose of the study, 66 videos recorded were analyzed. On the other hand, the game was played by 34 students and it has been observed that 76% of them were able to complete three activities without problems, 24% of them completed only one or two activities.


Serious game Fractions Learning Math learning Games 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel J. Ibarra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wilber Jiménez
    • 1
  • Carolina Soto
    • 2
  • Eduardo Chavez
    • 2
  • Edison Chiclla
    • 2
  • Antonio Silva Sprock
    • 3
  • Leônidas de Oliveira Brandão
    • 4
  1. 1.National University of Micaela Bastidas ApurímacAbancay, ApurímacPeru
  2. 2.Technological University of the AndesAbancay, ApurímacPeru
  3. 3.School of ComputationCentral University of VenezuelaCaracasVenezuela
  4. 4.Institute of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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