Simplifying Fractions
Missing Numbers
Equivalent Fractions
Number Lines!! (with white boards)
Word Problems (oh yeah!!)

100

What is the simplest form of 8/16?
1/2

100

1/4 = ?/20
5

100

Name two equivalent fractions that describe the fraction shown in the picture. http://www.helpingwithmath.com/images/fractions/Eighth04.png
1/2, 4/8, 2/4, etc.

100

Draw a number line divided up into ninths. It must be correctly labeled.
Teacher check.

100

DOUBLE POINTS!! Josue is baking a cake. His recipe tells him to add 3/4 cup of flour. However, his measuring cup is labeled in twelves. How can Josue figure out how much flour to use?
He needs find an equivalent fraction for 3/4. By multiplying the numerator by 3 and the denominator by 3, he finds out that he needs 9/12 cup of flour.

200

What is the simplest form of 4/6?
2/3

200

2/3= ?/15
10

200

What is a fraction equivalent to 1/4?
2/8; 3/12; 4/16

200

Draw a number line divided up into tenths. Label 3/5.
Teacher check.

200

DOUBLE POINTS!!! Joseline decides to spend her Saturday organizing her markers. She has 24 green markers and 16 red markers. She wants to have the same number of markers in each group and does not want to mix colors. What is the greatest number of markers she can have in each group? How many groups of each marker will she have?
You need to find the GCF for 24, 16. It is 4. This tells you that there will be four markers in each group. To find out how many groups you will you have, you divide each number by the GCF. You will have 6 green groups. You will have 4 red groups.

300

What is the simplest form of 5/15?
1/3

300

8/16 = ?/2
1

300

What is a fraction equivalent to 1/6?
2/12; 3/18

300

3/8 should be labeled.

300

Kaleb, Diego, Barron, and Chris won tickets to the Texans game this weekend. At the time that they won, there were only 72 tickets left. Write a fraction in simplest form for the amount of tickets that were given away.
4/72 tickets were given away. In simplest form, this is 1/18.

400

There are 54 questions in a test. If a student 4 multiple choice questions and 2 extended response questions, what part of the test did he get wrong? Write in simplest form.
He got 6/54 wrong. Simplest form: 1/9

400

8/24 = 1/?
3

400

After returning from Gamestop, Chris and Kaleb had bought 12 new video games. Chris' mother told them that it would be kind to share 1/4 with Chris' younger cousin. What fraction is equivalent to 1/4? A: 3/8 B: 3/12 C: 4/12 D: 2/12
B: 3/12

400

Draw a number line divided into tenths. Label 0.75 and 4/5.
Points should be between 7/10 and 8/10 for 0.75, and at 8/10 for 4/5.

400

The Bravo family ate 8/16 of a pizza one night. The next night they ate the same amount of pizza. What fraction represents the amount of pizza the Bravo family ate the second night? A: 4/8 B: 3/4 C: 1/4 D: 2/3
A: 4/8

500

Elisabeth bought one foot of fabric for a part of the Halloween costume she was making. She uses 8 inches of the fabric for the costume. What part of the fabric did she use? Write in simplest form.
2/3

500

3/8 = ?/32
12

500

What is a fraction equivalent to 9/12?
3/4; 18/24

500

Draw a number line divided into sixths. Label 3/18 and 12/24.
Points at 3/6 and 1/6.

500

Alexa picked up fallen pears from a pear tree in her yard. She picked up 8 green ones, 14 that were changing from green to red, and 18 that were red. What fraction in simplest form names the green pears? What fraction in simplest form names the red pears?
1/5 for the green pears. 9/20 for the read pears.