What's Happening in Math Class ?!
Addition and Subtraction of Fractions Unit
prime number-a whole number with only one factor pair; 1 and itself
composite number-a whole number with more than one factor pair
numerator-the number above the fraction bar
denominator-the number below the fraction bar
equivalent fractions-fractions of equal value
simplest form-fraction reduced to simplest possible terms
improper fraction-fraction with the characteristic of the numerator being larger than the denominator
mixed number-a value with a whole number and proper fraction written together
greatest common factor-the greatest valued common factor between two numbers
least common multiple-the least valued common multiple between two numbers
convert-to change from one form to another form
common denominator-two or more fractions having the same valued denominator
Pearson EnVision Math Volume 1
2.) Convert a fraction into a decimal and convert a decimal into a fraction.
3.) Add and subtract fractions with like/common and unlike/uncommon denominators.
4.) Estimate to determine solutions to real-world problems.
5.) Reduce fractions to simplest terms.
6.) Solve numerical expressions using the order of operations.
Sample Practice Problems...
1.) A meteorologist recorded the rainfall in Temple, TX for two consecutive months. In the first month, there was 1/2 of an inch of rain. In the second month, there was 3/10 of an inch of rain. What was the total amount of rainfall during the two months?
2.) The Dallas zoo has two elephants. The male elephant weighs 7/8 of a ton and the female elephant weighs 1/4 of a ton. How much more does the male weigh than the female?
3.) Reduce the following fraction to simplest terms:
4.) Convert this mixed number to an improper fraction:
4 2/3 =
5.) Convert this improper fraction to a mixed number:
6.) Jade is on a diet and wants to get healthy. She weighed in at 178 1/5 pounds in January. After immense exercise and healthy eating, she weighed in at 153 6/7 pounds in June. About how many pounds did Jade lose from January to June ?
10.5 + 3 5/6 =