# Ch 12: WEST Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Fractions

You can use this chapter's video lessons to re-visit the rules for solving fractions as you get ready to sit for the WEST Middle Grades Math examination.

## WEST Middle Grades Math - Introduction to Fractions - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter will assist you in reviewing the basics of fractions. Explore techniques for changing decimals to fractions and vice versa, and study the procedures for changing to mixed numbers from improper fractions. While strengthening your knowledge of these and other concepts, you can prepare to pass the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. Look to this chapter's lessons for help with:

• Defining proper, improper, like and unlike fractions
• Raising and reducing fractions, and converting between fractions and decimals
• Using multiples to find least common denominators
• Utilizing the number line when comparing decimals and fractions
• Converting from mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa

As you explore strategies for working with fractions, you can become familiar with the sorts of questions you'll find on the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. These instructor-led video lessons are brief and entertaining. The animated videos contain techniques for solving complex and basic fractions. While studying, you can submit your questions on fractions or consult the written lesson transcripts. Take the self-assessment quizzes at the end of each chapter to test your knowledge of fractions.

### WEST Middle Grades Math - Introduction to Fractions Objectives

The WEST Middle Grades Math examination is computer-based. Many of the topics you studied in this chapter are paralleled on the examination. Your overall mathematics skills and your ability to solve and teach fractions will be assessed primarily within the mathematical processes and number sense subarea, which constitutes 19% of the examination. The test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions which must be answered in about four hours and 15 minutes. You'll be allowed to use an on-screen calculator while testing.

8 Lessons in Chapter 12: WEST Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Fractions
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