Fraction Review Part I

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Mr. Perez reviews reducing fractions and multiplying/dividing fractions. He emphasizes the importance of always writing answers in lowest terms and reducing fractions before multiplying or dividing. He also reminds students to look for common factors and use the reciprocal when dividing. Through examples and practice problems, students will gain a better understanding of fraction operations.

Lesson Description:

A review of reducing fractions and multiplying / dividing fractions.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you reduce fractions?
  • How do you multiply and divide fractions?
  • How do you reduce 9/15 to lowest terms?
  • How do you reduce 68/16 to lowest terms?
  • How can you change 17/4 to a mixed number?
  • How can you reduce 125/500?
  • How do you multiply 3/7*4/5?
  • How do you multiply 3/5*7/6?
  • How do you reduce fractions before multiplying?
  • How do you multiply 5/4*11/6*3/22?
  • How do you divide (3/7)/(4/5)?
  • How do you divide (4/5)/(24/7)?
  • How do you compute (5/7)/(1/3)*2?
  • How do you divide (5/4)/(7/12)/(4/21)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows several great examples for how to multiply, divide, and simplify fractions to lowest terms. The strategy of simplifying before multiplying is also explained. All steps are shown and explained in this lesson.