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Fraction Tutorials


Date: 04/28/97 at 20:12:40
From: mitchell
Subject: Fraction tutorials

My son is in the 5th grade in Florida. He is now just having problems 
in math. These are the areas:

  multiplying fractions
  adding improper fractions,
  working with mixed number fractions

Do you know of any tutorials available on the net that would help him?

Please help.
Pati


Date: 04/28/97 at 22:43:55
From: Doctor Sarah
Subject: Re: Fraction tutorials

Hi Pati -

You might like to explore a project here at the Math forum that is 
intended to serve as a prototype for others (the next one, under 
construction, will be on measurement):

A Tour of Fractions

  http://mathforum.org/paths/fractions/   

Here's another page to explore:

NASA 9th grade math proficiency test (with answers): 

  Fractions

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/Other_Groups/K-12/p_test/math_9/math_p_q7.html   

And for a comprehensive review of fractions for an adult as well as 
exercises for your child, try S.O.S. MATHematics at

  http://www.math.utep.edu/sosmath/algebra/fraction/frac1/frac1.html   

  http://www.math.utep.edu/sosmath/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac3.html   

etc.

Hope this helps you and your son.

-Doctor Sarah,  The Math Forum
 Check out our web site!  http://mathforum.org/dr.math/   
    
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Elementary Fractions
Middle School Fractions

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