## I want to learn about: Number & Operations – Fractions

Content about fractions in elementary mathematics. Exercises, tutorials, problems, and teaching resources for fractions in elementary. Here you will find posts about fractions to make learning mathematics easier and more fun. ido generado sobre fracciones de matemáticas de primaria.

Dec01

## Using Mixed Numbers to Represent Improper Fractions In today’s post we’re going to learn about mixed numbers, which are much easier to interpret than the improper fractions they represent. We’re going to look at some examples of the exercises and problems that you can work on in Smartick and the types of numbers that you can work on in these activities. You’ll be able to do them […]

Nov20

## Singapore Bar Model and Percentages In today’s post, we’re going to look at percentages through the Singapore bar model. To define a part of a whole, we can use a fraction, but we can also use a percentage. The whole divides into 100 equal parts, therefore each part is 1/100 of the whole or 1%.  Let’s look at an example of […]

Nov06

## Understanding the Division of Fractions Today we’re going to learn how to perform a division of fractions using the very definition of division as the inverse operation of multiplication. This way we don’t need to use the more known methods that we’ve already seen in the post about Dividing fractions. You might know how to use those methods, but without knowing […]

Oct18

## Adding Fractions with the Visual Aid of Rectangles In today’s post, we’re going to look at an example of how to add fractions. Fractions might seem boring, but, just like anything mathematical, once you understand them they become easy and fun! To help us explain adding fractions, we’re going to use a resource that we’ve recently developed for the Smartick platform. We think you’ll find […] 