Ch 17: 8th Grade Math: Operations with Fractions

About This Chapter

The short videos found in this chapter will explain to your eighth grader how to accurately perform operations using fractions. Your child can utilize the interactive worksheet or quiz at any point during the lesson to check their progress.

8th Grade Math: Operations with Fractions - Chapter Summary

Students who want to reinforce what they have been learning about fractions in school will find these lessons to be a great resource when it comes to topics like adding like and unlike fractions, using decimal notation, and solving problems with mixed numbers. Instructors provide guidance on estimating solutions and mapping fractional distances. These instructors are also available to answer any questions the student might have.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers Students are taught how to accurately add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.
How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers This lesson shows how to add or subtract fractions with different denominators.
Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers This lesson demonstrates how to multiply both fractions and mixed numbers.
Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers Using examples, students study how to divide fractions.
How to Solve Complex Fractions Instructors provide examples of how to solve complex fractions.
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation At the end of this lesson, students should have a clear understanding of decimal notation.
Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic Students practice solving problems using fractions and mixed numbers.
Estimation Problems using Fractions Instructors describe how to use estimation to solve fraction problems.
Practice Estimating Products and Quotients of Fractions and Mixed Numbers This lesson guides students through solving problems with estimation.
Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers In this lesson, students practice solving fraction-related problems.
Maps with Fractional Distances This lesson covers how to solve problems that involve fractional distances.

9 Lessons in Chapter 17: 8th Grade Math: Operations with Fractions
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How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

1. How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

When adding and subtracting fractions, you must be sure to have a common denominator. Once you have a common denominator, you just add or subtract your numerators and then your whole numbers. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2. How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Simple fraction arithmetic gets a little more complicated when our denominators don't match. In this lesson, we'll learn how to add and subtract unlike fractions. Then, we'll do the same with mixed numbers.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3. Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Multiplying fractions is much more straightforward than adding, subtracting or dividing fractions. In this lesson, learn how it works. We'll also learn how to multiply mixed numbers.

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Dividing fractions and mixed numbers? It sounds daunting, but it's not as tricky as it sounds. In this lesson, we'll learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

5. How to Solve Complex Fractions

Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

6. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division with Decimal Notation

Performing operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division has some differences when there are decimals involved. This lesson will explain how to perform these operations all while keeping the decimals straight.

Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

7. Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

Adding whole numbers is one thing. But adding fractions and mixed numbers? That's not so simple. Or is it? In this lesson, we'll practice arithmetic with both fractions and mixed numbers.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

8. Estimation Problems using Fractions

When working with fractions, estimating can save time and effort while getting you very close to the correct answer. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use estimation to quickly solve problems involving fractions.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

9. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

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