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Conversion Tip | Teacher Tip | The Mailbox "This tip makes it easy for students to remember how to change a mixed number to an improper fraction. Display a poster labeled with the acronym shown and explain what each letter stands for: M for multiply, A for add, and D for denominator. Then, using the example, walk students through each step: multiply the whole number by the denominator, add the numerator, and keep the denominator the same. When they forget, all you have to say is “Make it MAD!”
Teaching kids easy wsy! Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
"Backwards C" - to change mixed number to an improper fraction
Singapore Math: this site is full of Singapore method math solving easy to understand.
Improper fractions and mixed numbers 'Go Fish' card game. Students make their own cards and challenge each others' ability to translate improper fractions to mixed numbers and vise versa. Modify for fraction, decimals, and percents
S'more Work with Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Tips for teaching mixed numbers and improper fractions
Fraction "gymnastics" - great for those 3rd graders ready to take it to the next level.
Mixed & Improper Fractions Two
Heather's Show and Tell: Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions Posters
Simple and to the point Improper Fraction -> Mixed Number conversion
Worksheets: Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
Great anchor charts on fractions here!