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Fractions & Decimals

Fractions & Decimals


Equivalent Fractions

As you can see from the number line, many fractions can have the same value. Different fractions with the same value are called equivalent fractions. Since and share a spot on the number line,...

Reducing Fractions

If both the numerator and denominator have a common factor (i.e., they can both be divided by the same number), you can reduce the fraction by that number. It's fastest to use the greatest...

Adding & Subtracting Fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions can be time-consuming because it often involves a few extra steps. This is a really important and commonly-used skill, though. So let's get to it.Here is ....

Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Here we will go over two different methods to add or subtract mixed numbers. Find the way that is most natural for you – both will lead you to the right answer. Method #1: Change mixed numbe...

Dividing Fractions

SAVE IT, CHANGE IT, FLIP IT. That is all you need to remember when dividing fractions. Easy as 1, 2, 3.  Seriously, it's almost as easy as multiplying; you just need to add one more step, mul...

Fractions Word Problems

Word problems are awesome because they help you visualize the math, and you can see examples that could come right out of your daily life.Scroll down to begin

Adding & Subtracting Decimals

When you're learning to add and subtract decimals, graph paper comes in handy. Graph paper will help you keep decimals and place values in order. If you need some, you can print graph paper for fre...

Multiplying Decimals

Multiplying decimals is only slightly more complicated than adding and subtracting decimals. The good news is that you don't have to worry about lining up the decimals. In fact, you don't even ne...

Dividing Decimals

Okay let's be honest, long division with decimals can be very tedious. Also, beyond pre-algebra you probably will rarely, if ever, need to do this without a calculator. Having said that, long divi...

Decimals Word Problems

In the real world, you will see decimals most often in situations involving money. Pretty much every price tag has a decimal. Let's take a look.
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