Intermediate Math: Understanding Fractions
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Introduction


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 1  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook 
What is a fraction? 
2/3 means that something that is divided into 3 equal parts and you have 2 of them 
Recognizing Fractions: Breaking shapes into equal parts: Video 
611, 15  123 
Understanding Fractions


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 1  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook 
Numerator and Denominator  In 3/4, 3 is the numerator and 4 is the denominator.  1214  125126  1112  3  
Proper Fractions, Improper fractions and Mixed numbers  1/3 is proper, 4/3 is improper, 1 1/3 is mixed  1720, 22  129130  13  
Equivalent Fractions  2/4 has the same value as 1/2  Intro to Equivalent Fractions  29  134135  7 
Comparing Fractions



Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy 
Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 1 
Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 1  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook 
Converting Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
4/3 is the same as 1 1/3 
2328  129130, 139140  1921  46  
Reducing Fractions  7/21 reduces to 1/3  3236 
137 
1517  8, 37  
Comparing Fractions using Common Denominators  To compare 5/12 and 2/6, we first see that 2/6 is equivalent to 4/12. Then we compare 5/12 to 4/12  Comparing Fractions with < and > symbols  3031, 3744  131  
Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy 
Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 1 
Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 1  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook 


Understanding Fractions PostTest
1. In the Breakthrough to Math Level 2, Book 1,complete the Posttest on page 45. Questions 14 and 7 are about Understanding Fractions. 

2. Answers can be found on page 46. 

3. A passing score is 4 out of 5. 
Comparing Fractions PostTest
1. In the Breakthrough to Math Level 2, Book 1,complete the Posttest on page 45. Questions 512 (not 7) are about Comparing Fractions.  
2. Answers can be found on page 46.  
3. A passing score is 6 out of 7. 