Converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions – The explanation begins by showing the difference between a proper fraction, an improper fraction and a mixed number. Pictorial representations of the fractions are used to aid understanding of how a mixed number and an improper fraction represent the same value. The video continues with examples of converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and from an improper fraction to a mixed number.
Calculations with mixed numbers and fractions – This video covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of mixed numbers. Students should be comfortable with these operations and conversion between mixed numbers and improper fractions before moving on to this work. A number of examples are explained including multiplying a mixed number by a fraction, a mixed number divided by a mixed number, a mixed number added to a fraction, and a mixed number subtract a mixed number.
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