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This resource contains three excel files dealing with various aspects of fractions.

Fractions of X (mental arithmetic) This excel file has four interactive sheets. Each sheet shows sets of questions where students find the fraction of given amounts. Answers can be revealed and new sets of questions shown. Fractions of integers or decimals can be found by selecting the appropriate sheet. The most challenging sheet requires the student to be able to multiply integers by mixed numbers. There are a further 11 sheets of questions on related topics which may be suitable to be duplicated for classroom use.

Fractions: Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide This file has a number of interactive sheets which clearly show the steps involved in applying the four rules to fractions and mixed numbers. New sets of questions can be shown and the student has some control over the degree of difficulty of the questions. For example, the students can decide if there is to be a common factor in the denominators when adding or subtracting the fractions. There are a further 10 sheets of questions on these and related topics which may be suitable to be duplicated for classroom use.

Fractions: Mixed, Top-heavy, Equivalent The first two interactive sheets give practice at converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions. New sets of questions can be selected and answers can be revealed or hidden. The last interactive sheet gives practice at finding sets of equivalent fractions. There are a further eight sheets of questions which may be suitable for duplicated for classroom use.

Note This program was designed by be viewed on a screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768. Users may have to adjust the resolution of their screen for the pages to display as was originally intended. The program uses macros which need to be enabled on users’ machine.

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