# Tape Diagram

Monday, May 13, 2019

*Edit***Tape Diagram**. Want to help support the site and remove the ads? Use tape diagrams to visualize equivalent ratios and describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

Also known as a divided bar model, fraction strip, length model or strip diagram. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. A dot diagram (sometimes called ticker tape diagrams or oil drop diagrams) represents the position of an object at constant intervals of time (like every second) with a dot.

### This lesson discusses fractions and multiplication within tape diagrams.

Tape diagrams (bar models) are an excellent way to solve multiplication and division problems!

Tape diagram - shows ratios - how one number relates to another. Tape diagrams may be unfamiliar to students. Tape diagrams are useful for visualizing ratio relationships between two (or more) quantities that have the same units.