# Fractions

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Description

Make sense of math! Using number sense, algorithms and hands-on manipulative, kids tackle math problems found in real-life situation. Whether splitting a pizza evenly, estimating the cost of a new toy or graphing the results of a science project, math is encountered in many forms. Students will grasp the importance of math in everyday life and learn how to solve a problem by using different strategies. This exciting video series salutes math heroes from architects to marine biologists, and enables kids to test their math mettle in fun game show segments. Using memorable tips, clear examples and colorful graphics, "Math for Children" takes the mystery out of math!

Fractions:
Whether it's a birthday cake or a dozen eggs, fractions name equal parts of a whole object or a whole set. In "Fractions," students will understand the relationship between parts and wholes, and learn to name and write fractions with numerators and denominators. Kids discover that equivalent fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions are different ways to name the same amount. Is one-third larger or smaller than one-fifth? The mystery of comparing and ordering fractions is solved by using number sense and fraction strips. The concept of adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators is also emphasized. Fractions are an important part of the math whole!

DVD Features:
- Spanish Language Track
- Discussion Questions
- Chapter Select
- Closed-captioned

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