# Uses of Cuisenaire rods

Note that Cuisenaire rods can do everything fractions bars can, but fraction bars are much better suited for activities with fractions, as the bars are labelled. Also, note that because Cuisenaire rods include unit cubes, anything involving one color counters can also be done with Cuisenaire rods. Cuisenaire rods can also do everything the Montessori strip board can.

- Compare within 10
- Add within 10
- Subtract within 10
- Find equivalent ratios
- Multiplication as repeated addition Division as repeated subtraction
- Find the GCD of two or more whole numbers
- Find the LCM of two or more whole numbers
- Find all the factors of a whole number, and thus, also determine whether a number is prime or composite
- Multiply fractions
- Divide fractions
- Comparing and ordering by length, or height
- At this time, Feb 8, 2022, no YouTube video exists on this topic.