Ch 11: Working with Fractions & Mixed Numbers

About This Chapter

Study the basics of working with fractions and mixed numbers by watching fun videos and taking mini quizzes. Utilizing these resources can ensure you have the knowledge needed to excel on a test or certification exam that covers this subject.

Working with Fractions & Mixed Numbers - Chapter Summary

Engaging video lessons in this chapter can refresh your knowledge of ways to perform mathematical operations on mixed numbers and fractions. This chapter also ensures you understand denominators and the order of operations. Once you've completed the lessons, you will have the abilities to:

  • Build and reduce fractions
  • Find least common denominators
  • Add and subtract like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers
  • Multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers
  • Define and share examples of the order of operations in math

This entertaining chapter makes it easy to customize your studying experience. Access the lessons as videos or full transcripts, navigate them in your sequence of choice, and visit them as often as you'd like. At anytime while studying the lessons, feel free to test your knowledge of their contents by taking their accompanying quizzes. All lessons, quizzes and other study resources in this chapter are available 24/7 using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: Working with Fractions & Mixed Numbers
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How to Build and Reduce Fractions

1. How to Build and Reduce Fractions

Fractions are a fundamental part of everyday life. Fractions represent a comparison of a part to the whole. To reduce fractions, we will divide by the greatest common factor, or the GCF.

How to Find Least Common Denominators

2. 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.

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.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

7. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

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