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Lesson: Introduction to Fractions

Lesson Description:  Learn general facts about fractions, including basic fraction vocabulary and how to interchange between improper fractions and mixed numbers.  Apply what you learn and solve “part of whole” application problems….


fraction:  Two numbers separated  by a fraction bar

numerator:  The top number (part) of a fraction

denominator:  The bottom number (part) of a fraction

improper fraction:  A fraction greater than 1 where the numerator is greater than the denominator

mixed number:  A fraction greater than 1 where there is a whole number and a proper fraction

proper fraction:  A fraction where the numerator is less than the denominator

fraction bar:  The line (bar) that separates the numerator and the denominator

term:  In fractions, the word used to describe the numerator and denominator

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Introduction to Fractions: Vocabulary Pre-Test

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Next Step:  Introduction to Fractions:  Computation Test

Next Step:  Introduction to Fractions:  Application Test

If you have passed all three pretests (vocabulary, computation, and application) for Introduction to Fractions, you may not need to complete this lesson.  Rather, you may be ready to move on to the next lesson, Changing Between Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers.



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Next Step:  Proceed to step three for activites to learn facts about fractions.