Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Thank you, Charlize and Kyle for making these tutorials. They are very helpful! Other students were working on tutorials as well. Hopefully they are up on the site soon. 

Convert Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number  

Convert Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number

Convert Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number 

Convert a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Convert a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Convert a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Now it's your turn! 
Convert 32/8 to a mixed number. 
Convert 5 3/5 to an improper fraction.
Give your answers and explain how you got them in a comment.


  1. Dear Charlize and Kyle,
    I think those videos were really great. They would really teach the kids or adults those skills. You guys are like professionals at edu – creation.

  2. Dear Charlize,
    Thank you for the tutorial in changing a mixed number into an improper fraction. It was very helpful. I never could change a mixed number to a fraction. Once again thank you!

    From: Eli

  3. Dear Charlize and Kyle,
    I really liked your videos on how to turn an improper fraction into a mixed number. I think your videos will help students who are having trouble with it.
    Sincerely Izabelle,

  4. Dear Charlize,
    Thank you for making tutorials on how to convert improper fractions into a mixed number. Now that you made a tutorial people who struggle converting improper fractions into a mixed number would be easy for them now!

  5. I think the videos that they put on the class blog are just great because they tell you where you put fractions on a number line so if you don’t know where to put a fraction on a number line then I would watch those videos. From Brian.

  6. Dear 4th grade,
    The way I would convert 53/5 is to divide 5 into 53 would be 10 r 3 and in a fraction it would be 10 3/5. That is your answer to 53/5 in a mixed number.
    Sincerely, Annabella

    1. Annabella, thank you for giving this a try. You are correct! One way to convert 53/5 into a mixed number is to divide 53 by 5 which gives you 10. Then the remainder: 3, becomes your numerator and the denominator stays the same for an answer of 10 3/5. I wonder if someone else will think of a different strategy?

      Mr. Pahl

    2. Dear Mr. Pahl
      Another way to convert 53/5
      5x10=50+3=53 so the answer is 10r3

  7. Dear Kyle,
    I like when you did a mix fraction and I also like what we did 9 time 6=54 then you did 54+4=58 and the answer was 58 6


  8. Thank you Charlize for posting some videos that can help us with division.

    By Gurparam

  9. Dear Kyle and Charilze

    Good job that you guys got to do that and good job with the math
    That was a very god job I hope you guys do more.

    From Jordan.

  10. Dear Charlize and Kyle,

    I think you guys did a great job I hope were going to make videos again soon.
    From, Sarah H.

  11. Dear Mr. Pahl
    Can you show us more how to convert an
    Improper fraction

  12. Dear fourth graders,
    I’m glad that kids are learning how to do mix numbers because there know ledge is getting stronger and that is great. And the more they go on the internet to look how to do mix numbers the more they will learn.


  13. Dear Charlize,
    Thank you for showing how to convert an improper fraction into a mixed number it can be helpful for those who do not know how.
    Sincerely, Charlie


  14. Dear, Kyle

    I like you’re video it is fun to do math problems like that one.

    From, Sebastian

  15. Dear Charlize and Kyle,
    Thank you for showing us how to go between improper fractions and mixed numbers! It really helps me to hear someone talk it out, since I still have a hard time with going between the different values. I am curious though, you got an answer of 9 and 2/6 when converting 56/6 Would you simplify the answer down more, or leave it like that?

    Sincerely, Kristin from Mr. Pahl's Western class


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