# Ch 2: Decimals & Fractions in Algebra Lesson Plans

The Decimals and Fractions chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about terms such as decimal place value, least common denominators, improper fractions and decimal notation. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Decimals and Fractions chapter into two 5-day school weeks. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What is a Decimal Place Value?;
Comparing and Ordering Decimals;
Using decimal points and place value;
Ordering decimals from highest to lowest value
Tuesday Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division with Decimal Notation;
Adding and Subtracting Decimals: Examples and Word Problems
The decimal number system;
A look at the necessary steps for adding and subtracting decimals
Wednesday Multiplying and Dividing Decimals: Examples and Word Problems;
How to Estimate with Decimals to Solve Math Problems
Tips for correctly placing decimal points;
Completing word problem examples of estimating decimals
Thursday How to Build and Reduce Fractions;
How to Find Least Common Denominators
The numerator and denominator in a fraction;
The use of multiples
Friday Comparing and Ordering Fractions;
Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form
Calculating common denominators and comparing numerators;
An explanation of the conversion process
Monday How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers;
How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Examples of adding and subtracting like fractions;
The rules for carrying out these functions
Tuesday Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers;
Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Step by step processes;
Three techniques for dividing fractions;
Wednesday Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic;
Estimation Problems Using Fractions
The rules for this kind of arithmetic;
Techniques for estimating fractions
Thursday Solving Problems Using Fractions and Mixed Numbers;
How to Solve Complex Fractions
The process of comparing, adding and subtracting fractions;
A look at methods for finding answers to complex fractions
Friday Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions and Whole Numbers;
How to Simplify Word Problems with Fractions Using Whole Numbers
Equivalent fractions
Locating whole numbers on the number line;
Solving word problems by removing fractions
How to determine equivalent fractions

21 Lessons in Chapter 2: Decimals & Fractions in Algebra Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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