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I made this powerpoint as part of my computers in education class at Grand Valley State University with my partner on the project. It was made quickly and the focus of the project was on using non-linear transistions to make an interactive powerpoint not neccesarily on fraction or content. if this powerpoint would help you feel free to use it and change it as needed. i hope it helps.

Table of Contents What is a fraction?
How to write fractions
How to read fractions
Common Fractions
Is it a fraction?
Fractions equal to one
Comparing Fractions
Test your understanding
Fraction Video
Sources

What is a Fraction? :

What is a Fraction? A fraction is a number that can represent part of a whole
The top is what you have (part)
The bottom is out of how many (whole)

How to Write Fractions :

How to Write Fractions Fractions are commonly written with the number on top representing how many part(s) you have and the bottom representing the total number of parts in the whole
Fractions can also be written
in the form of ¼.

How to Read Fractions :

How to Read Fractions One half
Three fourths
Seven eights
Two thirds

Try It! :

Try It! Connect the fraction with its name.
Five sixths
Six tenths
Two thirds
Three fifths

Common Fractions :

Common Fractions

Uses of Fractions :

Uses of Fractions Fractions are often used with:
Cooking
Baking
Money
Pizza/Pie
Sharing

Is it a fraction? :

Is it a fraction? Yes No Yes

Fractions equal to one :

Fractions equal to one You will often see fractions that are equal to one when the top (part) and the bottom (whole) are equal in value.

Try It! :

Try It! Is it equal to one? Yes No Yes

Comparing Fractions :

Comparing Fractions The larger the denominator (bottom of the fraction) the smaller the fraction has in value.
The smaller the denominator the larger the fraction has in value.

Try It Out! :

Try It Out! > >

Using Number Lines to Compare Fractions :

Using Number Lines to Compare Fractions 0 1 A number line is a good way to compare the value of fractions.

Try it out! :

Try it out! 0 1 3/6 Fill in the missing places on the number line with the correct fractions . 5/6 4/6 2/6 1/6

Test your understanding :

Test your understanding http://www.visualfractions.com/EnterCircle.html

Fraction Video :

Fraction Video

Quick Quiz :

Quick Quiz How do you:
Write “one half”?
What is one reason you would need fractions
Give one example of when you would use the fraction ¼?

Quick Quiz Answers :

Quick Quiz Answers ½
There are multiple correct answers. One is:
To equally share with others
There are multiple correct answers. One is:
To share with four people

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By: taylorm1 (56 month(s) ago)

i am having trouble making the powerpoint downloadable so if you have problems i can email it to you. i just need an email address. but first i will continue to work on getting the download button to work