Fractions & Decimals

Topic Instructional Materials Assignments Khan Academy Online Materials
Introduction to Fractions
Adding Fractions
Subtracting Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Introduction to Decimals
Decimal/Fraction Conversion
Adding & Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Practice Questions for Review

Fraction Vocabulary

  • Cancel: To find values that will divide evenly into the numerators and denominators of
    fractions to convert them into smaller fractions that are easier to work with
  • Denominator:The bottom number of a fraction – The denominator indicates the total
    number of parts something is divided into
  • Equivalent: Fractions that are equal in value e.g. 5/10 and 6/12
  • Improper Fraction: A fraction in which the numerator is the same size or greater than
    the denominator
  • Lowest Common Denominator: The smallest number that the denominators of two or
    more fractions can be divided into
  • Lowest Terms: A fraction with a numerator and a denominator that can
    only be divided evenly by itself and one
  • Mixed Number: A number that contains both a whole number and a fractional amount
  • Numerator: The top number in a fraction – The numerator indicates number of parts you
    are focusing on
  • Proper Fraction: A fraction in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator
  • Reciprocal: The result of inverting numbers in a fraction ( 3/4 to 4/3 )
  • Reduce: To express a fraction in its lowest terms
  • Simplify: The same as reduce or change an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number
  • Unit Fraction: A positive fraction with 1 as the numerator