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## Fraction Basics: Fraction Models Equivalent Fractions Simplifying Fractions

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Title: Fraction Basics: Fraction Models Equivalent Fractions Simplifying Fractions

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Fraction BasicsFraction ModelsEquivalent
FractionsSimplifying Fractions
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Fraction Models
• The top number of a fraction is the numerator.
It tells how many parts.
• The bottom number of the fraction is the
denominator. It tells how many are in the whole.
• 3 - NUMERATOR
• 4 - DENOMINATOR

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1 2
2 3
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Click on the following link. Print out the
following worksheet and complete.

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Equivalent Fractions
• Equivalent Fractions are fractions that are
equal.
• You can find equivalent fractions be multiplying
the numerator and denominator by the same number.
• Example
• 1 x 3 3 5 x 4 20
• 2 x 3 6 6 x 4 24

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equivalent fractions. Then complete the activity
on the site.
• http//www.aaamath.com/fra42a-idequivfract.html

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Visit the following website and play the game
dealing with equivalent fractions.
• http//www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.asp

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Click on the following link. Print out the
following worksheet and complete.

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Simplifying Fractions
• To simplify a fraction. Divide the numerator and
denominator by the greatest common factor.
• Example
• 3 3 1 5 5 1
• 9 3 3 10 5 2

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Visit the following site for a tutorial on
simplifying fractions.
• http//www.harcourtschool.com/activity/show_me/e62
2.htm

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Visit the following site. Read through the
information on simplifying fractions.
• http//www.mathsisfun.com/simplifying-fractions.ht
ml

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Visit the following website and complete the
activity on the site.
• http//www.visualfractions.com/RenameLowest.html

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Click on the following link. Print out the
following worksheet and complete.
• http//www.numeracyworld.com/Worksheets20Fraction
s/Simplifying20Fractions20Worksheet201.pdf