Ch 15: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers

About This Chapter

The Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers chapter of this Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about operations with fractions and mixed numbers.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the topics involving operations with fractions and mixed numbers 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 topics on operations with fractions and mixed numbers covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying mixed numbers
  • Subtracting and adding like and unlike fractions
  • Dividing and taking the reciprocal of rational expressions
  • Renaming fractions through multiplication
  • Equivalent expressions and simplifying fraction notation
  • Solving missing number problems that include fractions and decimals
  • Determining the whole number with a fraction

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11 Lessons in Chapter 15: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers
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Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

1. 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.

Mixed Numbers: How to Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide

2. Mixed Numbers: How to Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide

In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate with fractions, a topic many students struggle with. Although considered elementary, fractions are found at all levels of mathematics, and knowing how to work with them is an important skill.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3. 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

4. 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

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.

Division and Reciprocals of Rational Expressions

7. Division and Reciprocals of Rational Expressions

In this video lesson, you will learn how to divide and take the reciprocal of any rational expression. Learn the one easy step you take to be able to find your answer quickly and easily.

Renaming Fractions by Multiplying by 1

8. Renaming Fractions by Multiplying by 1

In this lesson, you will learn how to rename fractions. We will look at a visual example. Then, we will work out several examples involving multiplying a fraction by a specific version of 1.

Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

9. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

Did you know that two fractions can look completely different, but actually be the same? In this lesson, we'll learn about equivalent fractions. We'll also learn to simplify fraction notation.

Missing Number Problems With Fractions & Decimals

10. Missing Number Problems With Fractions & Decimals

This lesson will help you understand how to solve problems with missing numbers with fractions and decimals. Fractions and decimals are similar and can be used interchangeably.

Finding the Whole Number With a Fraction

11. Finding the Whole Number With a Fraction

In this lesson, we will define a fraction and identify the parts of a fraction: numerator and denominator. Then, you will learn the difference between a proper and improper fraction and how to simply an improper fraction into a whole number.

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