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Pre-Algebra: Fractions Help and Practice Problems

Find study help on fractions for pre-algebra. Use the links below to select the specific area of pre-algebra fractions you're looking for help with. Each guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn fractions for pre-algebra.

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    The Basic Concepts of Fractions Help

    The Basic Concepts of Fractions When a whole item is divided into equal parts, the relationship of one or more of the parts to the whole is called a fraction . When a pie is cut into six equal parts, each part is one-sixth of ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms Help

    Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms A fraction is said to be in lowest terms if both the numerator and denominator cannot be divided evenly by any number except one. To reduce a ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Changing Fractions to Higher Terms Help

    Changing Fractions to Higher Terms The opposite of reducing fractions is changing fractions to higher terms. To change a fraction to an equivalent fraction with a larger denominator, divide the larger ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers Help

    Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers An improper fraction can be changed into an equivalent mixed number. For example,

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Help

    Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions A mixed number can be changed to an equivalent improper fraction. For example,

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Fractions Basic Concepts Practice Test

    Review the following concepts of needed: The Basics of Fractions Help Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Finding Common Denominators Help

    Finding Common Denominators In order to add or subtract two or more fractions, they must have the same denominator. This denominator is called a common denominator . For any two or more fractions, there are many common ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Addition of Fractions Help

    Addition of Fractions In order to add two or more fractions, the fractions must have the same denominator. To add two or more fractions: Step 1 Find the LCD of the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Addition of Mixed Numbers Help

    Addition of Mixed Numbers To add mixed numbers, first add the fractions and then add the whole numbers; next simplify the answer, if necessary . Examples

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Subtraction of Fractions Help

    Subtraction of Fractions The rule for subtracting fractions is the same as the rule for adding fractions. To subtract two fractions : Step 1 Find the LCD of the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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