# Fractions for the Confused & Bewildered: All Operations (Includes Video Lesson)

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1. This fraction bundle of 13 resources incorporates strategies on how to teach fractions, reduce fractions, work with simple percents, recognize equivalent fractions, finding LCM and GCF in addition to adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. It contains two projects, three tests, and
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Finding the lowest common denominator, changing denominators, not changing denominators, finding a reciprocal, and reducing fractions to lowest terms are complex issues and often very difficult concepts for mathphobic students. Although fractions are something every student should learn, often times numerous students are left behind in the mathematical dust when a math textbook is followed page by page.

This resource encompasses how I teach fractions so these students can be successful. It is aligned with the CCSS Standards for Fractions. The teaching methods included target the kinesthetic learner, the visual/spatial learner, the auditory student, and the student with a learning disability. The unconventional techniques described in this 11 page resource will always work. Sometimes the numbers will be large, but when the students learn the divisibility rules for 2, 3, 5, and 10, they can easily reduce most fractions. The divisibility rules are included on pages 10 and 11 of this resource.

I currently use these methods to teach fractions to remedial math students on the college level. Included is a link to a tutorial video that uses these strategies which I made for the college where I teach.

Below are other fraction assessments available at my store. Just click on the link.

Fractions: A Cumulative Math Test (all operations)

Fractions: An Introductory Test

Fractions, Decimals and Percents: A Chapter Test

Fraction Summative Assessment with an Ice Cream Theme

Fraction Summative Project with a Pizza Theme

Do you need some alternative ways to help your students to reduce fractions? Check out the resources below:

Using Digital Root and the Divisibility Rules to Help Reduce Fractions

Algebraic Terms and Fractions - Finding the Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple Using a Venn Diagram

Also available on TPT is an 86 page fraction bundle:

Fraction Bundle – Teaching Strategies, Test, Projects and Practice Activities

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