Improper Fractions

Definitions There are 3 types of fractions Fraction type Condition Examples Proper Fraction Numerator < Denominator Improper Fraction Numerator > Denominator Mix Fraction A whole number + proper fraction So, An Improper Fraction is a fraction that has a top number larger than (or equal to) the bottom number. Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Fractions How … Continue reading "Improper Fractions"

Rationalize the Denominator

Irrational Denominator Denominator: the bottom number of fraction Rational: Numbers such as 2, 3, 7 Irrational: Roots such as √2, √3, √7 Simplest form of number cannot have the irrational denominator. To be in simplest form, Rationalizing the Denominator! Rationalizing the Denominator is making the denominator rational How to Rationalizing the Denominator Rationalizing the Denominator … Continue reading "Rationalize the Denominator"

Ascending & Descending Order

Ascending Order When the numbers are arranged from the smallest number to the largest number, those numbers are said to be in an ascending order. Ascending order of numbers is arranged numbers from smallest to largest number. Descending Order When the numbers are arranged from the largest to the smallest number, those numbers are said to … Continue reading "Ascending & Descending Order"

Math Definitions

Here are some easy-to-understand definitions of mathematics terms, with links to further reading. Basic Basic Math Definitions Difference FOIL Method Expanded Notation Equality & Inequality Equal, Greater, or Less Than Fractions is … Fractions Simplest Form of Fractions Improper Fractions Mixed Fractions Equivalent Fractions Least Common Denominator Rational Function Inverse is … Inverse Operation Additive … Continue reading "Math Definitions"

Counting Numbers

Counting numbers are the set of numbers that we use to learn how to count. They are also called natural numbers, since they feel natural to us because they are naturally the first numbers to learn. Sometimes they are also referred to as positive integers. Counting: Number Names to 100 1 2 3 4 5 … Continue reading "Counting Numbers"