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I want to learn about: 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.

Jul28

Equivalent Fractions

What are equivalent fractions? In this post, we are going to understand what equivalent fractions are and how you can find out what fractions are equivalent. Equivalent fractions are fractions that represent the same quantity. For example, which of the following do you believe will be the biggest? What have you figured out? We are […]

Jul08

Today, we’re going to walk through some examples of adding fractions. Before you read this post, you might want to check out a previous post where we explain how to add fractions step by step. Let’s begin with the simplest of examples: Adding Fractions with the Same Denominator For example: The only thing we need […]

Jun30

Rule of 3: Direct and Inverse

In today’s post, we are going to work on proportions. This time we will look at a way of solving direct and inverse proportions: the rule of 3. What is the rule of 3? The rule of 3 is an operation that helps us quickly solve both direct and inverse proportion word problems. In order […]

Jun23

Word Problems with Fractions

Today we are going to look at some examples of word problems with fractions. Although they may seem more difficult, in reality, word problems involving fractions are just as easy as those involving whole numbers. The only thing we have to do is: Read the problem carefully. Think about what it is asking us to […]

Jun17

Practice with Examples of Equivalent Fractions

In this post, we are going to look at some sequenced examples of exercises with equivalent fractions. Remember that what we mean by equivalent fractions are those fractions that although they are different, represent the same quantity.   If you need to dig deeper into the concept take a look at this previous blog entry, examples […]