# Ch 16: 6th-8th Grade Math: Introduction to Fractions

Through this Introduction to Fractions chapter, your 6th-8th grade students can learn how to identify different types of fractions as well as how to use them to solve math problems. You can also use the multiple-choice quizzes and chapter test to measure your students' progress.

## 6th-8th Grade Math: Introduction to Fractions - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this introductory fractions chapter are designed to teach your middle school students how to perform basic mathematical functions with fractions. The chapter includes multiple short video lessons that help you present the concepts in a fun, engaging way. Self-assessment quizzes, transcripts and a chapter test are also available.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types In this lesson, students learn what a fraction is and see examples of different types of fractions.
How to Raise and Reduce Fractions Students can examine the process of renaming fractions by raising or reducing them.
Relating Fractions and Decimals Instructors provide examples of using fractions and decimals to solve math problems.
How to Find Least Common Denominators Students learn to identify the least common denominator in order to solve math problems.
Comparing and Ordering Fractions This lesson shows students how to order fractions.
Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers In this lesson, students explore the use of the number line for comparing decimals, fractions and whole numbers.
Changing between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form Students see examples of the process to change improper fractions into mixed number form.
How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Students apply what they have learned in previous lessons to convert mixed numbers into improper fractions.

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