Education Technology

Middle Grades Math: The Same Name Game
by Texas Instruments

Updated on August 25, 2014


In this activity, students explore the meaning and purpose of equivalent fractions. They also practice writing fractions that meet a given criteria.

Key Steps

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    In this activity, students explore equivalent fractions. They can use the Fraction Decimal conversion and simplification features on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition™ to help convert between decimals and fractions and to rename fractions.

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    Students will also see the factor by which the fraction was simplified. They will also find factions between two given numbers and write equivalent fractions representing a diagram.