Education Technology

Fractions

Published on 09/23/2013

Activity Overview

Students use diagrams and the TI-15 to work with fractions, including a unique term FFOO, (Funny Forms Of One) that helps students remember a the process for expressing fractions in different forms.

Objectives

Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies. - ACMNA127

Vocabulary

Numerator, denominator, equivalent, inverted, reciprocal, improper fraction

About the Lesson

Students work through a series of fraction problems using a combination of traditional techniques (shading regions) and digital technology (TI-15) to express fractions in a variety of forms. Students will use the Numerator and Denominator keys on the TI-15 to write fractions and perform the associated calculations.

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