ABE Lab

Springfield Adult Learning Center

Fractions

1. Lessons on Fractions

Increase your understanding of fractions by using Khan Academy. After selecting the above link, click on any of the listed lessons to begin.

Topics Covered:
  • Understanding Fractions
  • Equivalent Fractions & Simplified Form
  • Adding & Subtracting Fractions
  • Multiplying Fractions
  • Mixed Numbers & Improper Fractions
  • Dividing Fractions
Lessons on Fractions

2. Compare Two Fractions

Examine the physical difference between any two fractions using pictures. This activity generates pie charts that represent the quantities you want to compare. Drawing pictures can help you determine which fraction is larger or smaller.

Create your fractions by entering in the numerators, which are the numbers above the fraction bar, and the denominators, which are the numbers below the fraction bar. Click the 'Which one is larger?' button to continue.

Example:

6/8       5/9

Compare Two Fractions

3. Proper & Improper Fractions Tutorial

Learn how to work with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.

Topics Covered:
  • Identifying Proper & Improper Fractions
  • Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
  • Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Proper & Improper Fractions Tutorial

4. Simplifying Fractions Tutorial

Learn how to reduce a fraction to lowest terms.

Topics Covered:
  • Finding Equivalent Fractions
  • Simplifying Fractions
Simplifying Fractions Tutorial

5. Adding Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

Learn how to add fractions and mixed numbers.

Topics Covered:
  • Adding Fractions with Like Denominators
  • Finding the Least Common Multiple
  • Finding the Common Denominator
  • Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
  • Adding Mixed Numbers
Adding Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

6. Subtracting Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

Learn how to subtract fractions and mixed numbers.

Topics Covered:
  • Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators
  • Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
  • Subtracting Mixed Numbers
  • Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Regrouping
Subtracting Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

7. Multiplying Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

Learn how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers.

Topics Covered:
  • Multiplying Two or More Fractions
  • Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
  • Multiplying Two or More Mixed Numbers
Multiplying Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

8. Dividing Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial

Learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

Topics Covered:
  • Finding the Reciprocal of a Number
  • Dividing Fractions, Mixed Numbers, & Whole Numbers
Dividing Fractions & Mixed Numbers Tutorial