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TOPIC BREAKDOWN

NOTE: Interactive material is under development for this course. Meanwhile, the buttons at the right link to PDF versions of the handouts used in the course.

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.)

TEXT REFERENCED:

Contemporary's Number Power 2: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

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