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Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This series of math presentations by Monica Yuskaitis is outstanding! This installment teaches youngsters about fractions and mixed numbers. The graphics, examples, and text throughout this presentation are engaging and should help...
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Fractions Lesson 2 - Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an excellent presentation on the difference between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Young mathematicians are given a clear definition of each, and the ensuing slides give lots of great practice in calculating these values....
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Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions by Monica Yuskaitis

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Comparing equivalent fractions is one of the most difficult math concepts to teach to youngsters. How can numbers that look so different actually represent the same thing? This presentation takes a lot of the mystery out of equivalent...
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Dividing Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Before Sal can divide a mixed number, he has to rewrite it as an improper fraction. He explains that dividing a fraction is the same as multiplying it by its reciprocal and that you can "cancel out" numbers to make multiplying easier.
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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

For Students 7th - 9th
With a pie graph and an infinite blackboard, this video shows how to add, subtract, and simplify fractions. Once he has established the rule, Sal throws the viewer a curve ball with a fraction subtraction problem that results in a...
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Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Here is a great video explaining how to multiply a fraction by a whole number. Sal shows students how to put a whole number over 1 in order to multiply it by a fraction. He simplifies his answer and writes it as a mixed number.
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Adding Fractions with Like Denominators

For Students 5th - 7th
Assist your students in understanding how to add fractions with like denominators by showing them this presentation. Sal adds 3/15 to 7/15 and then simplifies his answer. He uses drawings and multiple colors to show the actual process.
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Adding Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Adding mixed numbers is what this video will demonstrate. Sal explains that adding mixed numbers can be done by looking at the whole number separately from the fraction. Because his explanation is brief, this video would be great as a...
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Stretching the Truth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders visualize different percentages as parts of a whole on visual images. They observe alterations of photographs, and models of circles, squares and sets. This incredibly detailed, eight-page plan leads you through everything...
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 3

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal demonstrates the methods needed to solve problems 8-10 in this video. He begins his lecture with a more thorough explanation of problem 7 (which he feels he "rushed" in the last video). These problems involve skills such as...
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 8 Part 3

For Students 9th - 12th
The final video of the SAT practice series takes students through increasingly complicated algebra and geometry problems, but Sal works steadily through each mathematical process. At the end of the video he tells students that they are...
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Multiplying Fractions

For Students 5th - 9th
Multiplying fractions has never been easier than in this presentation, which demonstrates the correct way to approach a fraction multiplication problem. Experienced and struggling mathematicians alike will appreciate the way the speaker...
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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 to Make Multiplying Fractions Exciting

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Make sure your pupils understand the algorithm by using this hands-on lesson using modeling clay.
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To Half or Half Not

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Jump into equivalent fractions using these fun scenarios for mathematicians to solve. First, they use geoboards to find different ways to divide a rectangle in half. Then, an alien from the planet Fractional is after one half of their...
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Decimal Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young mathematicians represent recorded information in decimal form. In this decimals instructional activity, learners play a "classroom friendly" basketball game in which pupils take 10 shots. Number of shots made out of 10 is recorded...
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Points on a Number Line

For Students 4th - 6th
Using a number line can provide students with a concrete representation of the value various numbers hold. Sal plots 6 different numbers on a number line. He includes whole, decimal, and negative numbers.
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Fractions - Equal or Not

For Teachers 4th
A fabulous instructional activity on fractions awaits your young mathematicians. In it, learners are invited to explore the world of fractions by accessing websites that have educational activities and worksheets embedded in them. Some...
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Fantastic Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Groups of learners create an animation illustrating fractions using common objects. They choose everyday objects that they can divide into fractions. They take pictures of the objects dividing into fractions and create an animation with...
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Pizza Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Everyone loves pizza! Learners define fractions and use manipulatives to calculate fractions. Kids cut circles to represent various fractional parts of a pizza. Some accommodations are included. 
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Bye, Bye, Bye, Fraction Phobia!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young mathematicians utilize video, the internet, and hands-on learning experiences in order to recognize that fractions aren't as "scary" as they first appear, and that we use them every day in our lives. The hands-on activities in this...
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Comparing Fractions 2

For Students 6th - 7th
Sal compares two fractions containing uncommon denominators. He analyzes both fractions using prime factorization. Note: This video could be confusing for struggling learners or those new to the concept. It would be best used for...
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Fraction XII: Subtracting Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This fractions PowerPoint defines and gives examples of multiples and least common multiple, then models how to list multiples and circle the least common multiple. Each step to use in subtracting fractions with unlike denominators is...
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Multiplying Fractions Word Problem

For Students 4th - 7th
Word problems are a great way to help learners visualize and understand why fractions are so important. Sal determines what fraction of 3/4 cup of oats he will need if he is making 1/2 a recipe. He uses drawings to demonstrate why one...