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

The Introduction to Fractions chapter is designed to teach students how to compare, reduce and order fractions. The chapter includes short, engaging video lessons that demonstrate operations such as raising fractions, using multiples to find common denominators, and converting between fractions and decimals. A chapter examination determines your students' grasp of fractions.

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

Use the video lessons in the Introduction to Fractions chapter to teach your students to solve problems with fractions and decimals. Your 8th grade students learn to identify and work with whole numbers, numerators and denominators. They will also discover the procedures for transforming mixed numbers to improper fractions. Lesson quizzes are included, and video tags help you move among topics.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types Students are taught to recognize unlike fractions and mixed-number fractions as well as proper and improper fractions.
How to Raise and Reduce Fractions This lesson teaches students how to alter fractions so that they are easier to solve.
Relating Fractions and Decimals Instructors teach 8th grade students how to choose and change between decimals and fractions.
How to Find Least Common Denominators Students learn to use multiples when solving fractions.
Comparing and Ordering Fractions This lesson teaches students to compare the numerators when ordering fractions.
Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions and Whole Numbers Instructors teach students to find whole numbers, decimals and fractions on the number line.
Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form In this lesson, mixed numbers and improper fractions are defined, and students learn how to convert between them.
How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions The rules for multiplying denominators and adding numerators are explained in this lesson.

8 Lessons in Chapter 16: 8th Grade Math: Introduction to Fractions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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