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UNIT A: FRACTION SKILLS

PS A1: Introduction to Fractions (Learn about Fraction Vocabulary, Simplifying Fractions, Converting Fractions and Mixed Numbers to Equivalent Fractions and Mixed Numbers, Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators, and Solving Addition and Subtraction Fraction Problems with Like Denominators.)

PS A2: Add & Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators (Review PSA1 skills and concepts, learn about Factoring & Divisibility Rules, Finding Common Denominators, Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators, Carrying when Adding Fractions, Borrowing when Subtracting Fractions, and Solving Addition and Subtraction Fraction Problems with Unlike Denominators.)

PS A3: Multiply & Divide Fractions (Review PSA1 & PSA2 skills and concepts, learn about Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers [with and without canceling], and Solving Multiplication and Division Fraction Problems.)

Practice Test: This activity is designed to serve as a mixed review of material covered to date. Completion of this activity is optional; however, it should prove helpful in preparing for the unit test.

Unit Test: (Complete all the above prior to taking the cumulative Unit Test.)

UNIT B: DECIMALS

PS B1: Introduction to Decimals (Review fraction skills and concepts, learn about Decimal Place Value, Rounding, Comparing Decimals, Converting Between Fractions and Decimals, and Reading a Metric Ruler.)

PS B2: Introduction to Decimal Operations (Review fraction and PSB1 skills and concepts, learn about Decimal Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, and Single-Step Decimal Word Problems.)

PS B3: Mixed Decimal Operations (Review fraction, PSB1, and PSB2 skills and concepts, learn about the Order of Operations and Multi-Step Decimal Problems.)

Practice Test: This activity is designed to serve as a mixed review of material covered to date. Completion of this activity is optional; however, it should prove helpful in preparing for the unit test.

Unit Test: (Complete all the above prior to taking the cumulative Unit Test.)

UNIT C: PERCENTS WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO PROPORTIONS

PS C1: Percent Basics (Review fraction and decimal skills and concepts, learn about Percent Definition, Fraction-Decimal-Percent Conversions, Finding Percent of a Number.)

Supp. Introduction to Proportion Supplement (This supplemental handout is designed to introduce you to the use of proportions to solve problems.  You should find it helpful in completing Problem Set C2.)

PS C2: Solving Percent Problems (Review fraction, decimal, and basic percent skills and concepts, learn about Finding What Percent One Number is of another, Finding a Number When a Percent of It Is Given)

Practice Test: This activity is designed to serve as a mixed review of material covered to date. Completion of this activity is optional; however, it should prove helpful in preparing for the unit test.

Unit Test: (Complete all the above prior to taking the cumulative Unit Test.)