Ch 2: Saxon Algebra 1/2: Fractions

About This Chapter

The Fractions chapter of this Saxon Algebra 1/2 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with fractions. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Fractions textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Fractions chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the fractions topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes 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.

Students will learn:

  • Types of fractions
  • Fractions vs. decimals
  • Converting fractions to percentages
  • Adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers
  • Fractional parts of numbers and sets
  • Raising and reducing fractions

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13 Lessons in Chapter 2: Saxon Algebra 1/2: 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.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

2. 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.

Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

3. Converting Fractions to Percents & Back

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to turn any fraction into a percent and vice versa. You will learn how they are related and how to write your answers properly.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

When adding and subtracting fractions, you must be sure to have a common denominator. Once you have a common denominator, you just add or subtract your numerators and then your whole numbers. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. 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.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

6. 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.

Multiplying Fractions with Whole Numbers

7. Multiplying Fractions with Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to multiply any fraction with any whole number. Learn the one simple rule that will tell you which numbers you need to multiply to get your answer.

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

8. 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.

Finding Fractional Parts of a Number

9. Finding Fractional Parts of a Number

In this lesson, we will see how to solve problems involving finding the fractional parts of a number. We will learn how to reword the problem so it can easily be converted into an equation that can be used to solve the problem.

Finding Fractional Parts of a Set

10. Finding Fractional Parts of a Set

In this lesson, we will look at finding the fractional part of a set. We will look at how to do this visually and algebraically, and we will look at how the two processes relate. Lastly, we will examine examples of both processes.

Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

11. Practice with Fraction and Mixed Number Arithmetic

Adding whole numbers is one thing. But adding fractions and mixed numbers? That's not so simple. Or is it? In this lesson, we'll practice arithmetic with both fractions and mixed numbers.

Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

12. Solving Problems using Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Fractions don't just live in math problems. They're all around us, helping us through our lives. In this lesson, we'll look at real scenarios where your ability to work with fractions can save the day.

How to Raise and Reduce Fractions

13. 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.

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