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Ch 5: Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 - Chapter 5: Fraction Operations

About This Chapter

The Fraction Operations chapter of this Explorations in Core Math Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Explorations in Core Math textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about how to perform operations with fractions and mixed numbers.

How It Works

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Fraction Operations chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the fractions concepts you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the math topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Identifying and finding least common multiple
  • Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers and unlike fractions
  • Performing operations with mixed numbers, fractions and rational numbers
  • Using regrouping for subtraction with mixed numbers
  • How to use rational numbers to solve problems

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8 Lessons in Chapter 5: Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 - Chapter 5: Fraction Operations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Find the Least Common Multiple

1. How to Find the Least Common Multiple

The least common multiple of two numbers is the smallest number that can be divided evenly by your two original numbers. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

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.

Subtracting Mixed Numbers With Regrouping

3. Subtracting Mixed Numbers With Regrouping

Subtracting mixed numbers requires taking the combined difference of two types of numbers. A useful method is called regrouping. This lesson shows when and how to regroup mixed numbers for subtraction.

Adding & Subtracting Rational Numbers

4. Adding & Subtracting Rational Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to add and subtract rational numbers like a pro. Learn what is involved in adding and subtracting these types of numbers.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. 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

6. 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.

Multiplying & Dividing Rational Numbers

7. Multiplying & Dividing Rational Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to multiply and divide rational numbers. You will know when you need to flip your number and when you don't.

Solving Problems Using Rational Equations

8. Solving Problems Using Rational Equations

Follow the steps you will learn in this video lesson to help you solve rational equation problems. See how the process turns what looks like a huge problem into a much simpler and easier to manage problem.

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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