 # Liberal Arts Math. Objectives  By the end of this lesson, you  Understand the meaning of the term improper fraction.  Understand the meaning of the.

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Liberal Arts Math

Objectives  By the end of this lesson, you  Understand the meaning of the term improper fraction.  Understand the meaning of the term mixed number.  Can convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.  Can convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

What is,

Improper Fractions  What is an Improper Fraction? What is an Improper Fraction?

Improper Fractions  What is an Improper Fraction?  An improper fraction is one in which the numerator is greater than the denominator.  So what is so improper about it?

Improper Fractions

x x x X X X

x x x X X X

What is,

Mixed Number  What is a Mixed Number?  A number that contains both a whole number and a fraction

Worksheet: Mixed Numbers  For each set of shapes, write BOTH the mixed number and the improper fraction!

Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers  To change an improper fraction to a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator  The number of times the denominator goes into the numerator evenly is the whole number  The remainder is put back over the denominator as the fraction

How About Changing Mixed Numbers Back Into Fractions?

Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

Changing Mixed Numbers Into Improper Fractions

Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions  To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction,  Multiply the whole number times the denominator  Add that to the numerator and put that as the new numerator

Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

Worksheet: Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Worksheet: Mixed Fractions Number Line

Objectives  By the end of this lesson, you  Understand the meaning of the term improper fraction.  Understand the meaning of the term mixed number.  Can convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.  Can convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

Liberal Arts Math

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