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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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    Subtraction of Mixed Numbers Help

    Subtraction of Mixed Numbers Subtraction of mixed numbers is a little more complicated than addition of mixed numbers since it is sometimes necessary to borrow . To subtract two mixed ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Multiplication of Fractions Help

    Multiplication of Fractions Multiplying fractions uses the principle of cancellation . Cancellation saves you from reducing the answer after multiplying. To cancel, divide any numerator and ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Multiplication of Mixed Numbers Help

    Multiplication of Mixed Numbers Multiplying mixed numbers is similar to multiplying fractions. To multiply two or more mixed numbers, first change the mixed numbers to improper fractions and then follow the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Division of Fractions Help

    Division of Fractions When dividing fractions, it is necessary to use the reciprocal of a fraction. To find the reciprocal of a fraction, interchange the numerator and the denominator. For example, the reciprocal of

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Division of Mixed Numbers Help

    Division of Mixed Numbers To divide mixed numbers, change them into improper fractions, invert the fraction after the division sign, and multiply . Examples

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Fractions in Word Problems Help

    Fractions in Word Problems Word problems involving fractions are performed using the same procedure as those involving whole numbers. Examples Example ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Comparing Fractions Help

    Comparing Fractions To compare two or more fractions: Step 1 Find the LCD of the fractions Step 2 Change the fractions to higher terms using the LCD . ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Help

    Operations with Positive and Negative Fractions Every fraction has three signs: the sign of the number in the numerator, the sign of the number in the denominator, and the sign in front of the fraction (called the sign of the fraction). For ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    More Advanced Fractions Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Finding Common Denominators Help Addition of Fractions Help ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Changing Fractions to Decimals Help

    Changing Fractions to Decimals A fraction can be converted to an equivalent decimal. For example

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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