## Guide to Learning Fractions

### Here’s a quick guide to learning fractions.  It will make it easier for you to understand how fractions work.  And each tip has a free download that will help you master the basics.

Use our free lessons to learn fractions. Follow this guide to make sure you build a solid foundation in fractions.

• A fraction is simply part of a whole. You can get help with understanding what a fraction is by viewing or downloading introduction to fractions.

• Now that you understand that a fraction is a part of a whole, it’s time to learn how to classify fractions.  After you review this lesson on the types of fractions, you will understand the relationship between proper fractions, improper fractions and mixed fractions.

• Next, you will learn that equivalent fractions have equal value. Understanding equivalent fractions will help you go on to simplify fractions.

• Sign up below to get the complete free lesson on fractions.  We’ll send you the full animated PowerPoint to review as much as you like.

## Add this Quick Fractions Activity to Your Lesson Plan

Print this fun image or display it in PowerPoint for your class.  Let them count the ladybugs!  By the way, the correct answer is 4 out of 12.

This activity will help your students enjoy fractions as part of a whole!  Use our QuickStart Guide for more tips on fractions lessons.

## How to Simplify Fractions

• In the previous lesson, you learned about equivalent fractions.  Understanding equivalent fractions will help you go on to simplify fractions.

• Scroll through the lesson above to learn how to simplify fractions.

## Fractions to Decimals

• Congratulations, you’ve learned quickly if you followed our Guide to Learning Fractions.   Let’s review for a minute before you scroll through the lesson above on fractions to decimals.

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## Equivalent Fractions

• Sign up below to get the complete free lesson on fractions.  We’ll send you the full animated PowerPoint to review as much as you like.

## Classifying Fractions

• Now that you’ve scrolled through the lesson above and learned how to classify fractions, you can understand the relationship between proper fractions, improper fractions and mixed fractions.

• Next, you will learn that equivalent fractions have equal value. Understanding equivalent fractions will help you go on to simplify fractions.

• Sign up below to get the complete free lesson on fractions.  We’ll send you the full animated PowerPoint to review as much as you like.

## Expressing Part of a Whole as a Fraction

• Add this fractions activity to your lesson plan.  Use this fun image to review a fraction as part of a whole.  Print it or display it in PowerPoint to your class and let them count the ladybugs!  By the way, the correct answer is 4 out of 12.

• Now that you’ve scrolled through and read the lesson above on expressing parts of a whole, it’s time to learn how to classify fractions.  After you review this lesson on the types of fractions, you will understand the relationship between proper fractions, improper fractions and mixed fractions.

• Next, you will learn that equivalent fractions have equal value. Understanding equivalent fractions will help you go on to simplify fractions.

• Sign up below to get the complete free lesson on fractions.  We’ll send you the full animated PowerPoint to review as much as you like.

## Ordering and Comparing Fractions

Download all our free fractions worksheets in this free workbook.

## Mixed Fractions Worksheets

Like Denominators

Unlike Denominators

Converting Mixed Fractions

Multiplying and Dividing Whole Numbers and Fractions

Download all our free fractions worksheets in this free workbook.

## Equivalent Form of Fraction Worksheets

Download all our free fractions worksheets in this free workbook.