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find an equivalent fraction to 2 out of 5 fish
Equivalent fractions are different fractions that name the same number. The numerator and the denominator of a fraction must be multiplied by the same nonzero whole number in order to have equivalent fractions. The presentations and videos below provide multiple explanations and examples. Using Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line I really like this PPT […]

Math Lesson – Equivalent fractions


Introducing fractions can be done with anything , like that 2/8 of these snakes are brown
STANDARD: Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b AAGH! It’s August and almost back to school time. Maybe you are that super-teacher who has everything ready. For the rest of you mere humans, who wish you could have a lesson plan together in just 10 minutes, have […]

Introducing Fractions : Lesson Plan




Learn time rate distance problems with grandma
Time-rate-distance problems are word problems that involve the distance an object will travel at a certain average rate for a given period of time. This type of problem drives many students crazy. That’s why we find it so helpful to have multiple examples. Okay, maybe this is a 15-minute lesson, […]

Time-rate-distance problems : 10-minute lesson