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206 resources with the keyterm denominator

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Study Jams! Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What can quesadillas teach your class about fractions? More than you might think. AJ and Zoe from the StudyJams! crew use this Mexican cuisine to explain how fractions are just equal parts of a whole, defining the key terms numerator and...
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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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Half Math Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Help your third graders become familiar with equivalent fractions for one-half by having them create a quilt. They will use triangles to create a quilt of equivalent fractions over a period of 6 days. As they create the quilt pieces they...
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Numerator and Denominator of a Fraction

For Students 2nd - 5th
Sal beautifully explains what the numerator and denominator represent when identifying them in a fraction. He draws two different pictures to show the relationship between the abstract number and the concrete operation it represents....
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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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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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What's an Improper Fraction?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The instructor explains that an improper fraction is a fraction in which the numerator is greater than the denominator. Use this as an at-home review for learners who are struggling to grasp this concept. 
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How Do You Solve a Proportion by Finding an Equivalent Ratio?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Find the missing value in this proportional equation. Look at the relationship of the two numerators and the two denominators to solve this proportional ratio.
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How Do You Add Mixed Fractions with Different Denominators by Converting to Improper Fractions?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The first step in adding mixed numbers is to change them into improper fractions. Secondly, make sure the denominators are the same. If they are not the same, then find a common denominator. Make the proper conversions to the numerator...
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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...
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How Do You Put Fractions in Order Using an LCD?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Put fractions with different original denominators in order using the least common denominator. Once she has shown how to find the least common denominator, an instructor constructs equivalent fractions that are more easily compared to...
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What is a Scale Drawing?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Scale drawings are an easy and plausible way to represent large things, such as roads and buildings, on paper. This tutorial explains what a scale drawing is and uses the example of a house to demonstrate how a scale drawing works. It...
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What's a Numerator and What's A Denominator?

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Show your class how to find the numerator and the denominator of a fraction with this video! The video includes a brief explanation and a trick for remembering which is on the top, and which is one the bottom. A great way to help your...
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How Do You Subtract Two Rational Expressions with Different Denominators?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Reinforce instruction on the least common denominator and subtracting rational expressions with this tutorial video. Learners can view this video in class or at home. Consider using this resource to supplement your lesson plan.
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How Do You Solve a Rational Equation by LCD Multiplication?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use the least common denominator to solve rational equations with variables in the denominators of algebraic fractions. Learners can watch this video to find out how to do just this! An instructor solves 2 problems by finding the least...
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How Do You Solve a Rational Equation by Adding Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A comprehensive video, this resource explains how to solve an equation when you have a variable in the denominator. The lecturer works through 2 different problems that represent 2 situations. From this video, pupils can gain knowledge...
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How Do You Solve an Equation With Fractions With Different Denominators Using Subtraction?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A detailed video tutorial on how to solve an equation with fractions with different denominators, this resource could prove to be a valuable tool. This video covers how to deal with fractions as well as how to solve an algebraic equation...
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What is a Scale Drawing?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Scale drawings are an easy and plausible way to represent large things, such as roads and buildings, on paper. This tutorial explains what a scale drawing is and uses the example of a house to demonstrate how a scale drawing works. It...
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Fraction Models

For Students 3rd - 4th
Approach fractions with these visual models which serve to reinforce numerators and denominators as well as simplifying improper fractions. Scholars examine segmented shapes and fill in a fraction to represent the shaded region. For the...
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Ordering Sets of Numbers

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
There are mixed and whole numbers in these sets; can your scholars put them in order from least to greatest? For each set they put five numbers in order, paying close attention to the whole numbers attached to the fractions. Learners...
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Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th
What fraction is represented by these shapes? Scholars examine fraction models as they apply basic fraction skills. The first two problems are guided; they look at a set of shapes with some shaded, circling (from three options) the...
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Express Whole Numbers as Fractions

For Students 4th - 5th
Show examples of fractions in the real world to help scholars grasp this complex concept. Because there is only one word problem here with an answer detailed below, this is ideal as an all-class warm up. Learners examine an image of a...
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Student Exploration: Adding Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers investigate concepts associated with adding fractions. They access Gizmo, an online application, in order to practice adding fractions. Pupils solve problems and complete short answer questions using the application,...
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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...