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Ch 25: Identifying & Working with Fractions

About This Chapter

The brief videos in this chapter cover many aspects concerning fractions to help your third to fifth grader reinforce what they have been learning at school. The test at the end of the chapter can be especially useful to see how your child is doing and where they may need more help.

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

Lesson 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.

8 Lessons in Chapter 25: Identifying & Working with Fractions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

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.

Identifying 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!

How to Raise and Reduce Fractions

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.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

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.

How to Find Least Common Denominators

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.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

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.

Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers

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.

Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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