*My Math* Chapter 8: Fractions and Decimals

Revised and Updated 2-21-19 (in progress)

In this chapter, students will explore the meaning of fractions and their connection to division and decimals.

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Chapter 8 Downloads (assignments, handouts, and extras)

In this chapter, students will explore the meaning of fractions and their connection to division and decimals.

**Chapter 8 Objectives:**- How to convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions.
- How to use fractions to represent division.
- How to use models to represent division.
- How to write a fraction in simplest form.
- How to compare and order fractions with unlike denominators.
- How to use models to write a fraction as a decimal.

**Chapter 8 Lessons:**- Prerequisite Lessons: Improper Fractions/Mixed Numbers, Pattern Block Fractions
- Lesson 1: Fractions and Division/My Math Lesson 1 Answer Key
- Lesson 2: Greatest Common Factor/My Math Lesson 2 Answer Key
- Lesson 3: Simplest Form/MyMath Lesson 3 Answer Key
- Lesson 4: Problem-Solving Investigation: Guess, Check, and Revise/My Math Lesson 4 Answer Key
- Lesson 5: Least Common Multiple/My Math Lesson 5 Answer Key
- Lesson 6: Compare Fractions/MyMath Lesson 6 Answer Key
- Lesson 7: Hands On: Use Models to Write Fractions as Decimals/My Math Lesson 7 Answer Key
- Lesson 8: Write Fractions as Decimals/My Math Lesson 8 Answer Key
- Lesson 1-4 Quiz Review
- Chapter 8 Review

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Chapter 8 Downloads (assignments, handouts, and extras)

- Pattern Block Fractions
- Pattern Block Fractions Activity 2
- Cuisenaire Fractions Activity
- Cuisenaire Fractions 2
- Fractions Pictures 1
- Fractions Pictures 2
- Fractions Pictures 3
- Ordering Fractions

**PowerPoint Presentations****Mr. Bowen's Tutorials**- Pattern Block Fractions
- Cuisenaire Fractions
- Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Equivalent Fractions and Proportions
- Simplest Form
- Comparing Fractions (Benchmark Fractions Strategy)
- Comparing and Ordering Fractions
- Finding Common Denominators
- Converting Fractions to Decimals
- Converting Decimals to Fractions
- Least Common Multiple (LCM)
- Greatest Common Factor (GCF)

## Games and Interactives

**Interactives**

- Build a Fraction (pHet)
- Fractions: Intro (pHet)
- Fractions: Equality (pHet)
- Fraction Matcher (pHet)
- Factoins: Mixed Numbers (pHet)
- Fractions Set Model
- Fractions as Part of a Circle
- Modeling Decimals
- Decimals in Three Forms
- Comparing Fractions
- Ordering Fractions
- Where is One Located?
- Fraction Guesser
- Models for Proper Fractions
- Models for Improper Fractions
- Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Equivalent Fractions Proportions
- Simplest Form
- Equivalent Fractions Models
- Estimating Fractions 1
- Estimating Fractions 2
- Visualizing Equivalent Fractions
- Locating Fractions on a Number Line
- Fractions and Decimals on a Number Line

Games

- Fraction Frenzy
- Fraction Frenzy Equivalent Fractions
- Fraction Frenzy Identify Fractions
- Fractions of a Number
- Dirt Bike Comparing Fractions
- Dirt Bike Equivalent Fractions
- Fresh Baked Fractions (equivalent fractions)
- Fraction Flags
- Chicken Coop Estimating Fractions
- Fractions Match
- Racing Bikes Fractions
- Fraction Four
- Frosty Fractions
- Fractions Card Target
- Baseball Simplifying Fractions
- Tony Fraction's Pizza Shop
- Fraction Munchers (Java Version) + ActiveGS Version (requires plugin)

## Skills Practice

Need more practice with fractions? Try some of these practice quizzes. More practice quizzes categorized by topic can be found on the Math Skills Practice page.

Fractions

Fractions

- Improper Fractions 1
- Improper Fractions 2
- Mixed Numbers 1
- Mixed Numbers 2
- Mixed Numbers 3
- Mixed Numbers 4
- Mixed Numbers 5
- Mixed Numbers 6
- Equivalent Fractions 1
- Equivalent Fractions 2
- Solving Proportions
- Simplifying Fractions 1
- Simplifying Fractions 2
- Simplifying Fractions 3
- Simplifying Fractions 4
- Simplifying Fractions 5
- Simplifying Fractions 6
- Simplifying Fractions 7
- Lots More Fractions Quizzes (scroll down to find)

## Video Tutorials

Video tutorials from Khan Academy, Mashup Math, and LearnZillion. Most video clips are between 5 and 10 minutes in length. Tutorial videos for each

Fractions

*My Math*lesson can be found at the McGraw-Hill My Math web site. Mr. Bowen's tutorial videos can be found on his YouTube channel.Fractions

- Equivalent Fractions Example
- Fractions in lowest terms
- Comparing Fractions
- Comparing Fractions 2
- Least Common Multiple (LCM)
- Finding Common Denominators
- Understanding Proportions
- Find an Unknown in a Proportion
- Find an Unknown in a Proportion 2
- Equivalent Fractions (Mashup Math)
- Equivalent Fractions and Proportions (Mashup Math)
- Simplest Form (Mashup Math)
- Fractions as Division (Mashup Math)