# Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics: Rational Numbers - Fractions

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Published on 2011 September 28th

Description
This is a Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics. It contains lessons that focus on rational numbers dealing on fractions.It helps develop learner's skill in writing fractions, changing fractions to decimals and vice-versa, reducing fractions to lowest term, changing mixed number to improper fractions, estimating and ordering fractions and solving problems involving fractions.
Objective
To develop in students the ability to:
1. Name the fraction or mixed number described by a shaded region, set, or point on the number line.
2. Rename fractions as decimals and vice versa.
3. Solve for the missing term in a pair of equivalent fractions.
4. Reduce fractions to lowest term.
5. Change mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa.
6. Estimate fractions close to 0, ½, or 1.
7. Find the least common denominator (LCD)of a set of fractions.
8. Order fractions in simple and mixed forms in ascending or descending order using different methods.
9. Solve mentally word problems involving fractions

#### Curriculum Information

 Education Type K to 12 Grade Level Grade 4 Learning Area Mathematics Content/Topic Numbers and Number Sense Intended Users Educators Competencies Identifies proper fractions improper fractions and mixed numbers Changes improper fraction to mixed numbers and vice versa Changes fractions to lowest forms