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Equivalent Fractions**

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**Objectives:**

· To develop an understanding in building, reducing, and comparing fractions

· To practice building, reducing, and comparing fractions

· To become skillful in building, reducing, and comparing fractions as needed for the GED or other educational goals

**Outcomes:**

· To complete correctly an exercise on building, reducing, and comparing fractions.

**Warm-Up:**

To do an
on-line **exercise on building, reducing, and comparing fractions, **__
click here__
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/schools/gigaquiz?path=ks2revisewise/rw_maths02&infile=rw_maths02.
If you do not get all the questions correct, you will want to develop your
understanding of building, reducing, and comparing fractions.

**New Instruction:**

1. To develop an understanding of

building fractions,click herehttp://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac36/frac36.html.

2. To develop an understanding of

reducing fractions,click herehttp://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac33/frac33.html.

3. For additional instruction for

reducing fractions,click herehttp://www.kidsolr.com/math/fractions.html. Complete the Reducing Fractions section.

4. To develop your understanding of comparing fractions,

click herehttp://www.aaamath.com/fra.html. Click each of the following pages, read the explanation and complete the practice. Do 20 problems in each practice at 90% correct or better.· Comparing Fractions

· Equivalent Fractions

· Comparing - Like Denominators

· Comparing - Unlike Denominators

· Comparing

· Comparing Fractions and Decimals

**Feedback and Review:**

1. To

practice building fractions,click herehttp://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=401&F=FOUR50.

2. To

practice reducing fractions,click herehttp://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L2GL.html#sm1. Do Step 1 through Step 4.

3. To

practice comparing fractions, click here http://www.visualfractions.com/. Scroll down to Compare Fractions and complete both sections. Read the instructions at the bottom of the page and complete correctly 20 problems at the top of the page and return here. Return here and continue on toTransfer of Knowledge or Skills.·

Compare Fractions With LinesorCompare Fractions With Circleswill give you instruction and practice in comparing fractions by asking you to choose the larger of the two. The concept of least common denominator is introduced.

**Transfer of Knowledge or
Skills:**

1. To complete a worksheet on building fractions,

click herehttp://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=401&F=FOUR50.

2. If you do not get all the questions correct on each sheet, go back to:

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New Instruction:o

Activity 1http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac36/frac36.htmloro

Activity 2http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac33/frac33.htmloro

Activity 3http://www.kidsolr.com/math/fractions.htmloro

Activity 4http://www.aaamath.com/fra.htmlor·

Feedback and Review:o

Activity 1http://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=401&F=FOUR50oro

Activity 2http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L2GL.html#sm1oro

Activity 3http://www.visualfractions.com/.

3. When you have successfully completed this activity, go back to the

math home page.