Learning Gym: Intermediate Math: Understanding Fractions

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 Intro to Fractions 6-11, 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. Identifying Numerators and Denominators 12-14 125-126 11-12 3 Proper Fractions, Improper fractions and Mixed numbers 1/3 is proper, 4/3 is improper, 1 1/3 is mixed 17-20, 22 129-130 13 Equivalent Fractions 2/4 has the same value as 1/2 Intro to Equivalent Fractions 29 134-135 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 Rewriting Improper Fractions as Mixed Numbers 23-28 129-130, 139-140 19-21 4-6 Reducing Fractions 7/21 reduces to 1/3 32-36 137 15-17 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 30-31, 37-44 131 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 Post-Test 1. In the Breakthrough to Math Level 2, Book 1,complete the Post-test on page 45.  Questions 1-4 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 Post-Test 1. In the Breakthrough to Math Level 2, Book 1,complete the Post-test on page 45.  Questions 5-12 (not 7) are about Comparing Fractions. 2. Answers can be found on page 46. 3. A passing score is 6 out of 7.