This maths unit as pdf file is designed to give an easy understanding on Simplifying fractions as well as converting improper fractions into mixed numbers.
This can be used to introduce three strategies for simplifying fractions: using prime factors, using greatest common factors, and using mental division.
The first few slides provide an information about basic terms such as factor, common factors and greatest common factor.
There are TWO methods discussed here in order to simplify any fraction.It also covers how to convert improper fractions into mixed numbers and then to simplify them with examples.
At the end of the presentation 4-worksheets are given to have hands on practice for kids on simplifying fractions and improper fractions.
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