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1 Math notebooks & pencils Complex FractionsMath notebooks & pencils
2 What is a complex fraction? A complex fraction is a fraction within a fraction.Examples: ½ and ¾What is a fraction represent mathematically?
3 Does anyone remembers our steps when dividing fractions? 22.214.171.124.
4 Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions How do we change mixed numbers to an improper fractionsLet’s say I have 2 ½ pizzas. How many pizzas do I have as an improper fraction?
5 Improper FractionsStep 1: Multiply your denominator by your whole number ( 2 x 2 = 4)Step 2: Take the number you got from multiplying your denominator and whole and add that to your numerator ( 4 +1 = 5)Step 3: Use the number you received from adding and put it over your denominator( 5/2)
7 Word ProblemsDuring snack time at preschool, the teacher divided 1/4 of a gallon of milk evenly between2 students. How much milk did each student get?Write as a complex fractionHow do I divide fractions?
8 Example #2At the end of the night, a pizza place had 6 2/3 pizzas left over. The 4 employees each took home the same amount of leftover pizza. How much pizza did each employee take home?
9 Example #3An artist made a sculpture out of fabric and wire supported by sections of plastic pipe. He used 3/4 of a yard of plastic pipe divided into 2 equal pieces. How long was each piece?
10 Example #4A farmer planted 1/2 of an acre of land with 3 types of wheat. If he planted an equal amount of each type of wheat, how many acres of each type did he plant?
11 Example #5The camp cook made 2 5/8 pots of chicken soup. Each serving of soup is 7/8 of a pot. How many servings of chicken soup did the cook make?
12 Example #6Leah made 5 sandwiches using 1/2 of a jar of peanut butter. Each sandwich got the same amount of peanut butter. How much peanut butter did Leah use in each sandwich?