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Fabulous Fractions: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun

Fabulous Fractions: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun

by Lynette Long

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Overview

Don't Just Learn Fractions ...Master Them!

Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil.

Inside Fabulous Fractions, you'll find out all about fractions, from what they look like to how to write them, to the relationship between fractions and decimals, and more. While playing exciting games like Super Domino ESP and Reduce It!, you'll learn about proper fractions and how to reduce them. And with games like Combination Pizza, Fraction Jeopardy!, and three-in-a-Row-Bingo, you'll learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions while you have fun!

So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471369813
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Series: Magical Math Series , #3
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

LYNETTE LONG has an M.S. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in psychology. She has taught math and was a professor of education, specializing in mathematics education. She is the author of several children's math books, including Dazzling Division and Marvelous Multiplication, both published by Wiley.

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Table of Contents

THE MAGIC OF FRACTIONS.

THE FACTS ON FRACTIONS.

Half Happenings.

Sandwich Quarters.

Fraction Stars.

Fraction Strips.

Fraction Match.

Lowest-Terms Picture.

Reduce It!

The Lineup.

Fraction War!

Domino ESP.

Flip It!

Cut Up!

Zero.

ADDING AND SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS.

Combination Pizza.

Addition Chip Trading.

Pattern Pictures.

Circles Inside Circles.

Subtraction Chip Trading.

Least Common Multiple Tic-Tac-Toe.

Quick Change.

Fraction Roll.

Up-and-Down Dominoes.

Missing Numbers.

MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS.

Graph Paper Multiplication.

Splitting the Deck.

Fraction Sale!

Mixed-Number Products.

Add Things Up.

Domino Match.

Magic Fraction Squares.

Number Line Division.

Shoe Box Fractions.

Three-in-a-Row Bingo.

FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, AND MORE.

Order.

Dancing Decimals.

Fraction Jeopardy!

Problem Generator.

Crossword Puzzle.

Challenging Dot-to-Dot.

Fraction Words.

Fractions Master Certificate.

Index.

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