# Fractions Youtube Lecture Handouts

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Watch video lecture on YouTube: Fractions - 4 Speed Tricks & 3 Typical Word Problems Fractions - 4 Speed Tricks & 3 Typical Word Problems

TRICK 1: For adding, subtracting, comparing unlike fractions (with different denominators) - Do not take LCM or do Cross Multiplication TRICK 2: Factorize ALL numerators & denominators TOGETHER of fractions involved in multiplication or division TRICK 3: Knowing when to convert fractions to decimals TRICK 4: Reciprocals for comparison

## Part of Whole Part of Whole Image Part of Whole Image

## Fractions on Number Line Fractions on Number Line Image Fractions on Number Line Image

## Terms

• Numerator

• Denominator

• Reciprocal

• Equivalent Fractions

• Like Fractions

• Unit Fractions

## Multiplying Fractions Multiplying Fractions Image Multiplying Fractions Image

## Proper, Improper ⇿ Mixed Fractions Mixed Fractions Image Mixed Fractions Image

## Sample Problems

Eight people are planning to share equally the cost of a rental car, if one person withdraws from the arrangement and the others share equally the entire cost of the car, then the share of each of the remaining persons increased by

## Sample Problems

2 trees are growing side-by-side. One grows at 3/5 of the other. In 4 years total growth of the trees is 8 ft. what growth will smaller tree have in 2 years? Sample Problems Image Sample Problems Image

## One Tricky but Common Problem

, . Find the smallest One Tricky but Common Problem One Tricky But Common Problem

## Coming Next

• Unitary Method

• Rates

• Work Done

• Pipes and Cisterns

• Speed!