Ch 4: SBA Math - Grade 7: Introduction to Fractions

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter help ensure students' understanding of fractions and multiple fraction operations. The chapter features video resources geared toward content on SBA Math Grade 7 assessments.

SBA Math - Grade 7: Introduction to Fractions - Chapter Summary

Anything students have learned about the different types of fractions, such as proper and improper kinds, will be strengthened with this test prep chapter. Aimed at students who will be taking the SBA Math Grade 7 assessment, the lessons break down the following issues with fractions:

  • How to compare fractions and identify least common denominators
  • The relationship between decimals and fractions
  • Making mixed numbers become improper fractions
  • The use of the number line
  • Fractions being reduced and raised
  • Changing decimals to fractions and vice versa

Students can use the video tags to easily go back over any specific parts of a fraction topic in any video lesson. The available practice quizzes that are matched up with each lesson let students gauge their comfort with the material.

SBA Math - Grade 7: Introduction to Fractions Chapter Objectives

The purpose of the SBA Math Grade 7 assessments is to gain information on the success of school programs and how well students are progressing in mathematics. Items on the summative assessment that are concerned with fractions will be computer-adaptive. Students will likely be asked around three questions on the summative assessment that are based on fractions.

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: SBA Math - Grade 7: Introduction to 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.

How to Raise and Reduce Fractions

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

8. How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

When it comes to fractions in algebra, we hardly ever use mixed numbers. Instead, we opt for the ease of use of improper fractions. Watch this video lesson to learn how to change your mixed numbers to improper fractions.

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