Mental Math Strategies - Fractions

In elementary school,students are supposed to get to use lots of pictures to help them understand the basic concepts of fractions. That doesn't always happen.

All these activites will use pictures to help you really understand how fractions work,
and make it easier to remember the rules of how to work with them..

  
Circle Diagrams What are Numerators and Denominators? What is
Simplifying
(or Reducing) Fractions?

Changing Denominators

Rectangle Diagrams What are Numerators and Denominators? What is
Simplifying
(or Reducing) Fractions?
Changing Denominators