# 3.1 CONVERTING MIXED AND IMPROPER FRACTIONS

**The student will be able to convert between mixed and improper fractions**

# OPENING

- If you had two whole swords and half of another sword (it got broken in a battle), how could you write a mixed fraction of the amount of swords you have?
- If you have cut up a bunch of strawberries into fourths and you end up with 20 little strawberry pieces, how many whole strawberries did you start with?

# WHOLE GROUP

- Mixed Fraction- a fraction that also has a whole number in front: 2 1/2, 12 3/5
- Improper Fraction- when a fractions numerator is larger than itâ€™s denominator: 12/8 25/15 18/10

# SELF PACED LESSON

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