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Ch 13: Praxis Early Childhood Education: Overview of Fractions

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Never fear the fraction! Let us help you build your math confidence and skills as you prepare for the Praxis Early Childhood Education exam. Join us on a review of the basics of fractions and what to do with them.

Praxis Early Childhood Education: Overview of Fractions - Chapter Summary

This chapter is a comprehensive look at the forms and functionality of fractions. Use these lessons to review your math understanding of fractions and how to work with them when performing mathematical operations. This overview will help you get ready to ace questions covering this area on the Praxis Early Childhood Education exam. When you have completed this chapter, you should feel comfortable doing the following:

  • Describing fractions and unit fractions
  • Visually representing fractions in various ways
  • Modeling composition, decomposition, and equivalent fractions
  • Demonstrating how to compare and order fractions
  • Converting between fractions, decimals, and percents

Our professional instructors guide you through each skill, reviewing the important concepts needed to perform these math operations. The video and text lessons will help engage you in the learning process as you study and prepare for fraction questions on your important Praxis Early Childhood Education exam. After accessing each lesson, take the corresponding quiz to make sure you understood the concepts are are ready to move on to the next topic.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Praxis Early Childhood Education: Overview of Fractions
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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.

Visual Representations of Fractions

2. Visual Representations of Fractions

To understand fractions, it is helpful to represent them visually. In this lesson, learn about three ways to visually represent fractions: linear models, area models, and set models.

Composing and Decomposing Fractions Activities

3. Composing and Decomposing Fractions Activities

Students compose and decompose fractions to identify the parts that comprise the fraction. This asset contains activities for students learning to compose and decompose fractions.

What is a Unit Fraction? - Definition & Examples

4. What is a Unit Fraction? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll define unit fractions. We'll use definitions and examples to illustrate how these types of fractions are parts of the number 1 and how they can be used to make up other fractions.

What are Equivalent Fractions? - Definition & Examples

5. What are Equivalent Fractions? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll review some fraction terminology and then learn what equivalent fractions are. Afterward, you can test your new knowledge with a brief quiz.

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.

Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

7. Calculating & Converting Percentages, Fractions & Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert between percentages, fractions, and decimals easily and quickly. Learn the steps you need to take for each type of conversion.

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