**Equivalent Fractions**

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Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents

Discovery Education Video

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Simplifying Fractions

Discovery Education Video

Equivalent Fraction Rap

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/fractions/fractions-04-equivalent-01.html

What are equivalent fractions?

California 4th grade Math Standards

Number Sense

1.5 Explain different interpretations of fractions; explain equivalent fractions

Algebra and Functions

2.2 Equals multiplied by equal are equal.

Mathematical Reasoning

1.1Analyze problems by identifying relationships

2.3 Use a variety of methods to explain mathematical reasoning

2.4 Express solution using mathematical notation and terms

Prezi by Rebecca Buckhoff

EDIM 508 Project 1

Fractions make me hungry. I think of pizza, chocolate bars, pie and anything I share and cut into pieces. Some fractions may have different numerators and denominators, but represent the same amount. These are called Equivalent Fractions.

These fraction pictures represent equivalent fractions.

1/2 = 2/4 1/3 = 4/12 2/3 = 4/6

Let's visit Cool Math to learn more...

This video segment will show you an examples of how we use fractions and also explain equivalent fractions.

Let's play a little game to test what you have learned.

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/melvins-make-match/

I hope you enjoyed learning about equivalent fractions. Keep practicing to master this skill.

Once you know how to find equivalent fractions, you will need to learn how to simplify them. Watch this video to learn more.

Students will be introduced to the concept of equivilant fractions. They will preview this skill through videos, music, games and more!

Credits

Images:

pizza http://www.teachingistechrific.com/fractionswebsites.htm

= fractions http://teachhouston.uh.edu/TeachHouston_document/lesson_plans/images/image002.jpg

food fractions http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-WXJRUMKoDDI/TeVZ13UaaEI/AAAAAAAAARY/rtsVp8mdMG0/s1600/fractions.jpg

Videos:

Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percents http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=e6948029-0750-4990-9a06-20f86e4070a7

Simplifying Fractions http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=ddfea193-8031-47b4-9f66-a6c18fab21ad

Other:

Game http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/melvins-make-match/

Web-lesson http://www.coolmath4kids.com/fractions/fractions-04-equivalent-01.html