Victorian Curriculum Year 4 - 2021 Edition

5.02 Mixed numbers and improper fractions

Lesson

Let's review how to identify a fraction using the shaded area of a shape.

Which of the following shows $\frac{1}{10}$110 of the area of the shape shaded?

- ABCDABCD

How to write and read mixed numbers.

Write $2$2 and $2$2 thirds as a mixed number:

$\editable{}\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$

This video looks at how to change a mixed number into an improper fraction, or an improper fraction to a mixed number.

Rewrite $4\frac{1}{2}$412 as an improper fraction.

Rewrite $\frac{11}{3}$113 as a mixed number.

Remember!

The whole number component of a mixed number tells you how many wholes there are.

Count by quarters, halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number line