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Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

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					Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
   Make the fraction MAD!!!
   Tell students that when we need to change a mixed number to an improper
      fraction we are making the fraction mad because no one likes to be improper.
   To make it MAD we:
          o Multiply, then
          o Add

    We must Multiply the denominator of the fraction with the whole number then
       add the product to the numerator.

Additional Practice for Mixed Numbers
   Worksheet generator to practice converting mixed numbers to improper fractions
       http://www.softschools.com/math/worksheets/mixed_number_fractions.jsp
   Worksheet generator for writing mixed numbers from pictures
       http://www.softschools.com/math/fractions/mixed_number_and_decimal_worksh
       eets/
   Game to practice converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper
       fractions to mixed numbers http://jamit.com.au/htmlFolder/app1003.html


Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
   Use pattern blocks to teach this skill.
   They will have the background of what each block represents from the fractions
      of a set lesson.
   Ex.
          o For 5/3
          o Have students put together 5 blue rhombi then see what mixed number it
              represents

Additional Practice for Improper Fractions
   Worksheet generator to practice converting improper fractions to mixed numbers
       http://www.softschools.com/math/worksheets/improper_fractions.jsp
   Worksheet generator to practice converting improper fractions to mixed numbers
       http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/math/fraction/improper/
   Game to practice converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper
       fractions to mixed numbers http://jamit.com.au/htmlFolder/app1003.html
   Mini lesson and practice with converting improper fractions to mixed numbers
       http://www.aaamath.com/fra57c-fract2mixedld.html

				
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