Solve the following problems.
Answer the following questions.
Read all the questions carefully.
There are numbers with larger values.
When reading decimals, remember”and” means decimal point.
The fraction part of the decimal ends with “th”.
Example: four and three tenths = 4.3
The term percent is simply another name for hundredths.
Example: 3/4 | 75/100 | 0.75 | 75%
Complete the following exercises.
Get a blank sheet for the working. Then type your answer in the space provided.
Get a blank sheet for the working. Then type your answer in the space provided here.
Coming up with a common multiple can be difficult. Thinking of it quickly can be difficult as well. That is a skill. If you have trouble with common multiples practice the basic facts of multiplication.
The activity here will help you develop the skill for finding the common multiples.
Exercise: Find the LCM for the following pairs of numbers.
Test your estimation skills. Take a few sections to estimate the following. Then decide if your estimate is lower than actual computation.
The following exercise focus on estimation of fractions. Estimate the sum or difference of the following two fractions. Decide if the exact answer is more or less than one. Consider how you decide on the estimates.
Determine which fraction in each pair is greater. Try not to use drawings or models. Mainly think it through. Select A or B.
You have to find the reciprocal of a common fraction in order to divide fractions. The reciprocal of a common fraction is its invert.
Multiplying fraction is super easy!
When multiplying whole numbers and fractions, write the whole number as a fraction. Then check for common factors then multiply.
To multiply mixed numerals, first change the mixed fractions to improper fractions.
Don’t forget to simplify the fractions.
You need to find the least common denominator (LCD) in order to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. You multiple each fraction by one to make equivalent fractions. Then you can add or subtract. Remember to reduce all fractions to its lowest term.
Example: This is the vertical method
Get a blank sheet out and start working out the following fractions. Type your answer in the space provided.
You will need a pencil and paper for the workings.
Computing fractions with the same denominator.
Practice using cross-multiplying of fractions.
Comparing and Ordering fractions with different denominators. This method uses fraction strips, strips that are all the same length.
Comparing and Ordering fractions with different denominators. This method uses equivalent fractions.
Practice Ordering the following fractions using both methods.