|Bits and Pieces II:
Investigation 4: Dividing Fractions
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And Pieces II
|Bits And Pieces II
Multiple-Choice Skills Practice
|Pearson Video Tutor
Math Kids Videos
|Multiplying and dividing fractions
|Core Support Files
|Fraction Pieces – Work with parts and wholes to learn about fractions.
|Fractions - Adding – Illustrates what it means to find a common denominator and combine.
|Fractions - Comparing – Judge the size of fractions and plot them on a number line.
|Fractions - Equivalent – Illustrates relationships between equivalent fractions.
|Fractions - Rectangle Multiplication – Visualize and practice multiplying fractions using an area representation.
Fractions: Fractions that have the same simplest form.
|Hundredths Grid: a 10 by 10 grid
|reduce: to put a fraction isn simpler form
|reciprocal: two numbers whose product is 1. Easily gotten by 'flipping' the numerator & denominator. i.e. 2 * 1/2 = 1
|Fraction: Part of a whole number. Written in the form of a numerator and denominator
|Numerator: The part of the whole being used
|Denominator: The whole of the fraction. The number of equal pieces in the whole.
|Common Denominator: When two fractions have the same denominator.
Used for addtion and subtraction operations.