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 it’s denominator: 12/8 25/15 18/10

SELF PACED LESSON

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