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Ch 11: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Fractions

About This Chapter

The Fractions chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about kinds of fractions and how to solve them.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Fractions chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover fraction topics 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 fraction topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Definition for a fraction
  • Finding whole numbers with fractions
  • Improper fractions and mixed number forms
  • Fractional parts of a set
  • Fractional parts of a number
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Complex fractions

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7 Lessons in Chapter 11: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: 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.

Finding Fractional Parts of a Number

2. 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

3. 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.

Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

4. 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.

Finding the Whole Number With a Fraction

5. 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.

Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

6. 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.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

7. How to Solve Complex Fractions

Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.

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