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Fractions

Meaning of a Fraction and Equivalent Fractions

Simplifying and Reducing fractions - part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAzfN0o3CgY

Simplifying and Reducing fractions - part 2

Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions - defines proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed numbers; show how write mixed numbers as improper fractions and vice versa, showing visual models as well as methods.

How to Write a Whole Number as a Fraction (which might be useful if you need to subtract a fraction from a whole number)

This next one is a good video about mixed numbers and improper fractions uploaded by someone else.  It's very visual.

Multiplying Fractions Part 1

Multiplying Fractions Part 2

Multiply & Divide Negative Fractions  (multdivnegfract.mp4)  (for students who have learned about negative numbers)

Dividing Fractions

Adding Fractions that have a common denominator - part 1

(for students who have learned about negative numbers)


Adding Fractions that have a common denominator - part 2; adding mixed numbers

(for students who have learned about negative numbers)

(for students who have learned about negative numbers)

There are a variety of methods you can use to add and subtract fractions that have unlike denominators.  The following videos show some different methods.

Adding Fractions that have unlike denominators - part 1

Adding Fractions that have unlike denominators - part 2

Subtracting Fractions - part 1
Most of these have a common denominator.

Subtracting Fractions (unlike denominator) - part 2

(for students who have learned about negative numbers)

(for students who have learned about negative numbers)

Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers from a whole number

Credit to Paul McGuire for coming up with "The Jealousy Method" below. His video is at https://youtu.be/pELxsM1L764

Adding Fractions using the Jealousy Method - part 1

Adding Fractions using the Jealousy Method - part 2

Adding and Subtracting Two Fractions using an easy formula
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