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432 resources with the keyterm fraction

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What's Cooking? Water

For Students 4th - 8th
What a fresh approach to learning about water! Chef Jamika Pessoa explains the chemical composition of this vital compound, what happens when heat is added or removed, and how much water is contained in different organs and...
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Fraction Cookies Bakery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bake-up some cookie fractions with your class in order to determine improper fractions and mixed numbers. Young bakers calculate cookie orders given on an order form. From their calculations, they write the improper fraction, mixed...
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Find a Number When a Percent is Known - Reteach 18.3

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Two different ways to find a number when the percent is given are described on the top half of this handout. Eight practice problems follow. Concise, yet complete, this would make an appropriate addition to your choices of homework...
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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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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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Add Fractions With Unlike Denominators Using Fraction Bars

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Fraction bars are the manipulative of choice in the first of five videos aimed at teaching learners to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. The video goes step by step through the problems to guide young minds toward the...
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 9 Overview

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Visual models support young mathematicians with exploring equivalent fractions. Starting with a quick warm-up problem, children go on to work through a series of guiding practice problems before working with a partner identifying and...
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Flag Fraction

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians demonstrate their understanding of fractions and decimals as they investigate the flags of nations from around the world. Using the 10x10 grid provided on the accompanying worksheet, students draw a country's flag of...
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The Fruits of Fairness

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Unfortunately the world isn't fair, but exactly how unfair is it? In this cross-curricular lesson, young mathematicians explore the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States, using their knowledge of percents and proportions to...
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Probability Homework

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Eight problems get seventh graders selecting the likelihood of certain real-world events occurring. They relate the probabilities in fraction, decimal, and percent form. No answer key is provided, so make sure to create one prior to...
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World Cup Math: Equal Opportunity?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Exactly how fair is the World Cup? Even though all teams have the same number of players and follow the same rules, there are other factors that come into play. This series of three lessons explores the impact that income inequality,...
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Equal Rhythms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in learning about fractions with this cross-curricular math and music lesson. After listening to and repeating different beat patterns, children realize that musical notes are just another way of representing...
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Use Fraction Strips to Generate Equivalent Fractions

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Fraction strips are great visual models that support young mathematicians with learning to compare fractions. The fourth video in this series clearly models how this tool is used with numerous examples of equivalent fractions. Extend the...
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Study Jams! Find Probability

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Sam bought tickets for a school raffle and wants to know if he has a good chance of winning. Help him find out with this step-by-step presentation on basic probability. Examples clearly model how to find the probability of simple events...
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Represent Fractions in Different Ways

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
There's more than one way to make a fraction. The second video in this series explores the different ways shapes can be broken up into equal sized pieces. Visual models clearly demonstrate this concept with examples involving halves and...
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Write Fractions with Numerator and Denominator

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Transition young learners from representing fractions as pictures, to writing them numerically with the third video in this four-part series. The terms numerator and denominator are introduced and clearly defined with examples and visual...
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Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Models

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Visual models are invaluable tools when teaching about fractions. Follow along as the instructor works through two examples, providing clear verbal and visual explanations of the steps for multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Young...
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Multiply a Fraction by a Whole Number Using Visual Models and Repeated Additon

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Learning how to visualize is an important step in the growth of young mathematicians. The first video in this two-part series helps learners develop this ability by using visual models to explain multiplication of fractions by whole...
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Write Fractions of a Set (1)

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Fractions can be represented not only with shapes, but with sets of objects as well. The fourth video of this series builds on prior knowledge of fractions, visually demonstrating how groups of items can be broken into equal parts. After...
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Place Fractions on a Number Line

For Students 3rd Standards
Can you put a fraction on a number line? You can! As learners will find out, they can break a number line into equal parts just like they can with a block or pie. With an example problem and clear explicit instruction, they'll be guided...
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Write Fractions: Using Shapes (1)

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Use knowledge of shapes to learn about writing fractions with a numerator of one. Walk through breaking up rectangular and circular objects into sections, shading in a specific section, and then writing the fraction as a number. As the...
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How Do You Add Fractions with the Same Denominator?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Want to add fractions? Well, if they have the same denominator it's going to be so easy. Just add the numerator values together and keep the denominator the same. Easy as that.
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How Do You Subtract Fractions with Different Denominators?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Combining fractions with unlike denominators. Wait! You can't do that! You have to have common denominators to combine the numerator of fractions. Here's a quick review of changing the denominator by multiplying each fraction by that...
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How Do You Turn a Fraction Into a Repeating Decimal?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Writing a fraction is just another way of writing a division problem. Which means all fractions are then division problems. Fractions can be converted into decimal numbers by dividing the numerator by the denominator. Follow along as the...