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Add a Fraction and a Mixed Number
In this adding fractions and mixed numbers practice instructional activity, students sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve 6 story problems.
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Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Mix things things up in your elementary math class with a series of problem-solving exercises. Presented with a series of mixed number word problems, young mathematicians are asked to solve them by using either visual fraction models or...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Changing an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number
This video on changing improper fractions to mixed numbers would nicely compliment the Khan Academy video on writing mixed numbers as improper fractions. Sal first shows students how to convert improper fractions. Then, he uses drawings...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math
Changing a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction
The method of converting a mixed number to an improper fraction is fully explained in this video. Sal completely details how and why one is able to convert a mixed number. He uses multiple colors and drawings to demonstrate the...
7 mins 5th - 7th Math
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Subtract Fractions and Mixed Numbers By Decomposing
In the last of a five-part series, learn a final strategy for subtracting fractions and mixed numbers: decomposing. The term equivalent is reviewed to start, along with the concept of breaking up a whole number into a mixed number. Then,...
6 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed