# Proper Fraction Teacher Resources

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#### MathFLIX Challenge: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
First, math majors compare the multiplication and division of unit fractions and whole numbers. They look for patterns, and then apply their knowledge to an array of multiplication and division problems, all involving fractions and mixed...
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#### Adding Mixed Numbers and Fractions

For Students 5th - 6th
Once scholars have a grasp on adding fractions, it's time to throw some mixed numbers into the equation! Each of these 14 addition problems has one mixed number and one proper fraction. Skills here include finding a common denominator,...
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#### Partial Fraction Expansion 1

For Students 10th - 12th
This is the first of three videos on partial fraction expansion.  Sal goes over an example that first needs to be divided so that is a proper fraction. He then continues to demonstrate fraction decomposition. At home or in class, this...
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#### Equivalent Fractions: Number Line

For Students 3rd Standards
Arrange improper fractions on a number line to determine the equivalency to whole numbers. The number line starts at -4 and ends at 4, while users must turn the improper fraction into a proper fraction in order to place it on the number...
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#### Proper and Improper Fractions

For Students 4th - 6th
Sal explains proper and improper fractions. He labels each part of the fractions using different colors. Note: This video would be best used for those who just need a quick reminder as to the definition of proper and improper fractions....
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#### How Do You Add Mixed Fractions with the Same Denominator by Converting to Improper Fractions?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Work through adding mixed fractions by first converting each fraction to an improper fraction. This video details each necessary step, including how to reduce and convert your improper fraction back into a mixed fraction after you have...
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#### How Do You Add Mixed Fractions with the Same Denominator by Converting to Improper Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Work through adding mixed fractions by first converting each fraction to an improper fraction. This video details each necessary step, including how to reduce and convert your improper fraction back into a mixed fraction after you have...
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#### What's a Mixed Number?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A step-by-step explanation about improper fractions being changed into mixed numbers. The instructor uses diagrams in several examples which gives a visual explanation of the equation.
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#### Graphing Calculator Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this graphing calculator worksheet, students explore the steps to analyze a complex fraction using a graphing calculator. They simplify a complex fraction to a proper fraction. This four page worksheet contains detailed instructions...
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#### Improper to Proper Fraction Conversions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students practice fraction conversions by solving a word problem for a recipe. In this fraction lesson, students solve a crumpet recipe word problem and worksheet. Students watch the crumpet recipe video and define the term top heavy...
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#### How Do You Add Mixed Fractions with the Same Denominator?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Mixed fractions? Oh, everyone's favorite! Not really. But these two have a common denominator so you can add the whole numbers together and then you can add the fraction parts together. Don't forget to simplify.
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#### How Do You Add Mixed Fractions with the Same Denominator?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mixed fractions? Oh, everyone's favorite! Not really. But these two have a common denominator so you can add the whole numbers together and then you can add the fraction parts together. Don't forget to simplify.
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#### What's a Mixed Number?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A step-by-step explanation about improper fractions being changed into mixed numbers. The instructor uses diagrams in several examples which gives a visual explanation of the equation.
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#### Probability: How Likely Am I to...?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine various ways probability is applied to daily situations. They use marbles and blocks to calculate the probabilities of picking certain colors. They also calculate the odds of picking a winning raffle ticket.
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#### Proper Fractions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders play the 'Naming Fractions' game, where they enter the proper fraction equivalent to a colored section. They go to the Mathfrog website and select 'Naming Fractions'. Students use the keyboard to enter the fraction...
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#### Equivalent Fractions Game: Three in a Row

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Dice up fractions and bring this game into the classroom. Players roll dice to create fractions, and then have to find an equivalent fraction on the board. Once they get three in a row, they win!
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#### Mixed Numbers

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Is it proper to write an improper fraction as a mixed number? The resource first provides the definition of a mixed number. Pupils then learn the procedures to perform conversions between mixed numbers and proper fractions.
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#### Fractions Forever!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify proper, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.  They reduce fractions to their lowest terms. They add and subtract fractions with different denominators, and multiply and divide fractions, as well as decimal...
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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Your learners will enjoy playing a game as a motivator to learning and remembering the adding and subtracting of fractions.
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#### Dividing Fractions

For Teachers 5th
Reciprocals are the method used for dividing fractions in this instructional session. A fraction is defined as being a division problem, and then the whole group works together to solve several problems. They check for the reasonableness...
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#### Fractions and Rationals

For Students 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers solve 16 types of problems to include writing fractions to represent shaded portions, writing a mixed number to represent certain points on a number line, and changing equivalent mixed numbers to...
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#### Investigation--Comparing and Ordering Fractions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use fraction strips to compare and order fractions. Identify various ways a figure can be divided. Find equivalent fractions. Recognize and order fractions with the denominators 2,3,4,5,6,8,10, and 12.
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#### "NSN, Fractions, Percents, Ratios, Rates" Investigations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders engage in an investigation about the concepts related to fractions. They read, represent, compare, and order proper and improper fractions, and mixed numbers. They demonstrate an understanding of relationships involving...
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#### Numbers 1.1

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this numbers 1.1 worksheet, students solve 64 problems about all kinds of numbers:  rational, irrational, prime, composite, square roots, fractions, decimals.