# Fractions: Straight Forward Math Series                Fractions: Straight Forward Math Series

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Basic introduction to fractions: Equal Parts; Parts of a Set; Comparing Fractions; Equivalent Fractions. Beginning Assessment and Final Assessment Tests provide measurement tool. Beginning fraction skills. An answer key is included in this 40-page book.

BEGINNING ASSESSMENT TEST

EQUAL PARTS
Identifying figures with equal parts
Distinguishing equal parts in figures
Fractions name equal parts of a whole figure
Introduction of fractions:  halves, thirds, fourth, fifths, sixths, sevenths, and eights

PARTS OF A SET
Fractions can also name parts of a group (set)

COMPARING FRACTIONS WITH LIKE DENOMINATORS
Understanding the size relationship of fractions with like denominators

COMPARING FRACTIONS WITH UNLIKE DENOMINATORS
Understanding the size relationship of fractions with unlike denominators

EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS
Two or more fractions can name the same amounts when the numerators and denominators of each are different
Understanding equivalency will be basic for all higher fraction skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

FINAL ASSESSMENT TEST