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# Learning Exercise

 Material: Comparing Fractions Submitted by: Kurt Cogswell on Jul 27, 2004 Date Last Modified: Jul 27, 2004 Title: Fun With Fractions Description: This assignment was created by Herb Kringen, McLaughlin Public School, McLaughlin, South Dakota, & Sally Munger, Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center, Rapid City, SD. It incorporates a variety of online resources into a series of introductory fraction lessons. Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team, Unsupervised Topics: Basic operations with fractions, including comparison of fractions. Course: Pre-algebra, arithmetic Audience: College General Ed, Grade School, High School, Middle School Categories: Prerequisites Skills: Familiarity with fraction terminology, prime factorization. Learning Objectives: After having completed this lesson, the student should: Be able to compare fractions as to <, >, or =. Use models and equivalent forms to judge the size of fractions. Recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions. Identify fraction values using a number line. have a general understanding of addition and subtraction of fractions with like and unlike denominators. Students will recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions. Students will understand the meaning and effects of arithmetic operations with fractions. Text of Learning Exercise:
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