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Surf for More Math

Lesson 4 - Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers


To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Represent and rename improper fractions as mixed numbers.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 342-343



Instructions for Use

Fraction Pie prompts students to model improper fractions using a variety of shapes.

To use Fraction Pie, click on the pull-down menu to choose a shape. Drag the sliders to change the value of the denominator and numerator. Changing the slider corresponds to changes in the model, fraction, decimal and percent given.


Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions lets students practice converting mixed numbers into improper fractions

To use Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions, click the 'Start' button. Input the answer in the text box next to the 'Check' button, then click 'Check'. See if your answer is correct. Continue to change other mixed numbers into fractions.


Mixed Numbers to Fractions with Circles allows students to rename mixed numbers as improper fractions.

To use Mixed Numbers to Fractions with Circles, count the coloured sections in all the circles and input the number in the numerator text box. Count the sections in one circle and input the number in the denominator text box. Press the 'OK' button. Press the 'New Example' button for the next question.