Posts Tagged ‘fraction’

Mathtrain.TV: EP.118, Estimating Fractions w/ “Justin”

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

“Justin”, a 6th grader, makes her debut and shows us how to estimate fractions when multiplying (and dividing).  Part of the student-created Mathtrain.TV Project.

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Mathtrain.TV: EP.117, Multiplying Fractions w/ “Selena”

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Sixth grader, “Selena”, makes her debut and teaches us how to multiply fractions!  Part of the student-created Mathtrain.TV project.

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Mathtrain.TV, Ep.106, Visual of Subtracting Fractions (mixed numbers)

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

A visual look at subtracting fractions.  This goes along with another video we made several years ago. Here, we use pizza as a way to help visual this subtraction of fractions.

Original video with alternative method is at .
Part of our Mathtrain.TV Project.


Mathtrain.TV, Ep.105, Fraction Busters w/”Rebecca”

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

7th grader, “Rebecca”, introduces us to fraction busters – a way to simplify solving equations.




Mathtrain.TV: Ep.100: Writing Repeating Decimals as Fractions in Simplest Form

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

A look at how to write repeating decimals as fractions in simplest form.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 81, Percents to Fractions

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Student, “Phinease”, returns to show us a quick and easy way to remember how to convert percents into fractions.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 80, The MegaHunk Bar

Monday, November 8th, 2010


This is the story of Rob and the MegaHunk Chocolate Bar that he ate.  But he did not eat the whole thing.  And he did not even start off with an entire bar.

See how to solve this several ways, including visually.  This problem was adapted from my former colleague, Dr. Marcy, and his Marcyworks!

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Mathtrain.TV: Episode 79: Kat Divides Fractions

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Student, “Kat”, shows us another way to remember how to divide fractions.

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Mathtrain.TV: Episode 41

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Fractions to Decimals with Jack.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 38

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 32

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Subtracting Fractions.


Mathtrain.TV: Episode 21

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Quick Look at Dividing Fractions.