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Identifying & Working with Fractions - Chapter Summary
This chapter utilizes engaging videos to teach your student how to identify fractions, order them and use a number line. Students can also study the relationship between fractions, decimals and whole numbers, as well as strengthen their understanding of improper fractions and mixed numbers. Find out how well your student understands fractions by having them take the quizzes and chapter test.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types||At the end of this lesson your student should be able to identify normal fractions, improper, mixed number and unlike fractions.|
|Identifying Fractions||Students learn how to locate fractions on a number line, as well as how to view them as units, parts and divisions.|
|How to Raise and Reduce Fractions||Instructors explain the procedure of raising and reducing fractions.|
|Relating Fractions and Decimals||This lesson presents students with different examples of how fractions and decimals relate.|
|How to Find Least Common Denominators||Your student will study various ways to identify least common denominators.|
|Comparing and Ordering Fractions||This lesson provides an overview of how to figure out which fractions are greater than or less than others.|
|Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers||Students gain an understanding of how number lines work and where various types of numbers fit on a number line.|
|Changing between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form||Instructors show students the difference between improper fractions and mixed number form, as well as how to convert from one to the other.|
1. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types
Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also learn to identify the different types of fractions.
2. Identifying Fractions
If you were told that you could have 1/4 of the pizza with 8 total slices, do you know what that means? How many slices would that be? Well if you are not sure, you better learn about fractions and what each part of the fraction means!
3. How to Raise and Reduce Fractions
When working with fractions, you sometimes need to change your fraction to make it easier to work with. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can raise and reduce fractions to make your problem solving easier.
4. Relating Fractions and Decimals
Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.
5. How to Find Least Common Denominators
Finding a Least Common Denominator is an important tool when working with fractions. To find least common denominators, we will use multiples of our numbers.
6. Comparing and Ordering Fractions
Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.
7. Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers
Watch this video lesson to learn how useful the number line can be when you need to compare two different numbers, be they whole numbers, decimals or even fractions. Learn how to plot these numbers on the number line so you can compare them.
8. Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form
Improper fractions and mixed numbers are two different types of fractions. They both have different purposes when using fractions in a problem. In this lesson, you will learn how to convert between these two different forms.
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Other chapters within the 3rd-5th Grade Math: Practice & Review course
- Number Sense & Arithmetic
- Number Properties
- Estimation & Rounding
- Steps for Solving Math Word Problems
- Multiples of Whole Numbers
- Multiplication Skills Practice
- Division Skills Practice
- Simplifying Whole Number Expressions
- Understanding Algebraic Expressions
- Data & Graphs
- Probability & Statistics
- Units of Measurement
- Working with Geometric Figures
- Identifying Triangles
- Circle Types & Parts
- How to Measure Perimeter, Area & Volume
- Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
- Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids
- Operations with Fractions
- Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying & Dividing Decimals
- Operations with Decimals
- Mixed Operations
- The Coordinate Graph
- How to Graph a Function
- Number Theory & Prime Factorization
- Rates, Ratios & Proportions