Table of Contents
  
Fractions: Parts of a Whole
INTRODUCTION 7
COUNTING THE PARTS IN A WHOLE AMOUNT 9
THE NAMES OF THE PARTS 10
EXPRESSING AN AMOUNT AS PART OF A WHOLE 12
MIXED NUMERALS 21
HOW TO WRITE A FRACTION AS A MIXED (OR WHOLE) NUMERAL 22
HOW TO WRITE A MIXED NUMERAL AS A FRACTION 23
CONVERT A WHOLE NUMBER TO A FRACTION 26
EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS 26
RAISING A FRACTION TO HIGHER TERMS 27
LOWER AND LOWEST TERMS 32
HOW TO REDUCE TO LOWER TERMS 32
HOW TO REDUCE TO LOWEST TERMS 33
CONVERTING FRACTIONS INTO DECIMALS AND INTO PERCENT 36
CONVERTING DECIMALS INTO FRACTIONS 38
HOW TO COMPARE THE SIZE OF TWO FRACTIONS 42
COMPARING THE SIZE OF A FRACTION TO A DECIMAL 43
   
Multiplying Fractions
OVERVIEW 46
HOW TO MULTIPLY A FRACTION BY A WHOLE NUMBER 46
HOW TO MULTIPLY A FRACTION BY A FRACTION 47
HOW TO MULTIPLY MIXED NUMERALS 49
HOW TO MULTIPLY A FRACTION BY A DECIMAL 50
HOW TO MULTIPLY MORE THAN TWO FRACTIONS 50
   
Dividing Fractions
RECIPROCALS 56
HOW TO DIVIDE FRACTIONS 57

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