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My students were totally engaged and had a great review of fractions before we begin our state testing this week. They worked together to puzzle out the clues and solve the math. An engaging digital escape room to review: ● Simplifying fractions ● Converting from mixed number to improper fraction ● Converting from fraction to decimal ● Adding and subtracting fractions ● Multiplying and dividing fractions
An engaging digital escape room for adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers. Questions cover:● adding fractions w/ like denominators● adding fractions w/ unlike denominators ● subtracting fractions w/ unlike denominators ● adding and subtracting mixed numbers● solving fraction word proble...
A few weeks ago I blogged about a few digital fraction multiplication resources for Google. In this post I want to share a multiplying fractions with visual models video. I've been building a visual math playlist on my YouTube channel with videos for fraction multiplication and division, solving equations, ways to use algebra tiles, strategies for tackling integers, etc. I have a lot of videos planned to add-- prime numbers, even and odd, more to go along with my free math cheat sheets.... it
After sharing this tweet in our Visual Math Facebook group, it got me reminiscing on fraction division. And full disclosure, I had never considered dividing across as a thing to do. I'm 42 with a Masters in Math for Teaching and this never crossed my mind. I'm not usually too worried about how I come across, but I did appreciate other teachers in the group admitting they never thought of this, either. It allowed us all to learn something new together, and I love when this happens.