# fractions

## Watch “Simplifying Fractions” on YouTube

Practice: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/fractions/simplest-form.htm

## Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

Fractions tell parts of a whole. When a fractions numerator and denominator are the same it means you have a “whole.” example: (4 out of 4 parts) When a numerator is greater than a denominator it means you have more than a whole. example: (5 out of 3 parts) In this example we … Read more

## Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

A mixed number is made up of a whole number and a fraction. example: the 2 is the whole number, and the is the fraction Using the example above, we can rename a mixed number to an improper fraction by: 1: Multiplying the denominator by the whole number. 5 x 2 = 10 … Read more