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Math Quarterly #1 Fraction
A. Prime and Composite Numbers (Pages 82 - 83) a. A Prime number is a whole number greater than 1 with exactly (only) two

factors: itself and 1.
b. A Composite number is a whole number greater than 1 with more than two

factors. c. Zero (0) and one (1) are neither prime nor composite. d. Two (2) is the only even prime number.
B. Prime Factorization (Pages 83 - 84)

a. See your notes and worksheets on prime factor trees.
C. Equivalent Fractions (Pages 97-99)

D. Greatest Common Factor (Pages 78 – 81, 84)

a. Choose one of two methods to find the GCF i. List all the factors of each number – circle the greatest number common to each list. ii. Make a prime factor tree for each number. Circle factors common to each tree–  Then multiply the common factors to get the greatest factor.
E. Factions in Simplest Form (Pages 100 - 102)

F. Mixed and Improper Fractions (Pages 103-105)

G. Fraction Sense – How to tell if a fraction is close to 1, 1∕2, or 0 (Pages 192194)

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A fraction is close to 0 when the numerator is much less than the denominator A fraction is close to 1⁄2 when double the numerator is about equal to the denominator. A fraction is close to 1 when the numerator is about equal to the denominator, 1. Tell whether the fraction is close to 0, 1⁄2, or 1 a. 17/30 ____________________ b. 18/100 ____________________ c. 6/7 ____________________
H. Least Common Multiple (Pages 85 -86)

List the multiples of each number you are comparing until you find a multiple that is common to each list. 6-10 Comparing Fractions on a Number Line (Pages 106-107) To compare fractions with like denominators, compare the numerators. The fraction with the greatest numerator is the greater fraction. If the fractions do not have a common denominator, you will need to find the least common denominator (LCD) and rename the fractions as equivalent fractions with the same denominator, then you can compare the numerators to determine the larger fraction.

1. Rename each pair of fractions using the LCD as their denominator.
Determine the greater fraction. a. 1/3 and 4/9 ____________________ b. 2/5 and 3/7 ____________________
I. Order Fractions (Pages 108-109)

1. Write in order from least to greatest.
a. 5/12, 3/8, 5/6 ____________________ b. 3/7, 1⁄2, 4/14 ____________________

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J. Adding and Subtracting Fractions with like denominator and unlike denominator (Page 112 – 116)

K. Multiplying and Dividing Fraction (Page 117 - 122)