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Whole numbers are no better than any others! Practice plotting values on the number line as a passionate activist rises up and demands equity for all numbers, including fractions and decimals. Number Rights addresses number and operations standards a...s well as the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). It supports students in: Comparing and ordering fractions, decimals, and percents efficiently and finding their approximate locations on a number line. Building new mathematical knowledge through problem-solving. Solving problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts. (03:09)[more]

This hour-long animated video on fractions provides a step-by-step introduction through a visual and conceptual approach. You may have to stop periodically to digest the information presented. (53:17)
Topics covered:
What is a Fraction?
Mixed Num...bers
Equivalent Fractions
Reducing Fractions
Improper Fractions
Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Which Fraction is Bigger?
Addition of Fractions
Subtraction of Fractions
Adding Fractions with whole and Mixed Numbers
Subtracting Fractions with whole and Mixed Numbers
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Writing Fractions as Decimals[more]

In order to learn fractions the easy way, pick out scenarios that that can be used in everyday life. Use monetary amounts to help learn fractions. (02:33)

This video helps identify the different parts of a fraction. Story problems and pictures are used to help reinforce the concept. The instructor, in his conversational tone, uses a black screen as a 'chalkboard.' Different colors and pictures are us...ed for clarification. (02:47)[more]

An informal introduction to why we need to learn about fractions, with examples from sports, food, etc. This is the introduction to a longer lesson (Lesson 6) consists of a general tutorial about fractions. NOTE: the use of printed notes is integrat...ed with the video (although not this introductory segment of the video). Just the teacher in front of a whiteboard, with some silly introductory stuff. The actual content begins around 1:45. (09:19)[more]

This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang discusses the history of fractions.

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