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The BUTTON above is a link to an elementary school's website that I think has an awesome help page on their 5th grade website. The school is in California. Enjoy!

## Internet Resources ...

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## Decimals

Place Value Strategy

Place the 3 or 4 digits given by the spinner to make the largest number possible.

Place the 3 or 4 digits given by the spinner to make the largest number possible.

Estimate

Estimate the decimal number that the arrow is pointing to on the number line. The game has the words “Evaluation version” across the screen, but it’s still playable.

Estimate the decimal number that the arrow is pointing to on the number line. The game has the words “Evaluation version” across the screen, but it’s still playable.

Decimal Challenge

Try to guess a decimal number between 0 and 10. Each time feedback tells you whether your guess was too high or too low.

Try to guess a decimal number between 0 and 10. Each time feedback tells you whether your guess was too high or too low.

Beat the Clock

Type in the decimal number for the part of a square that is shaded in this timed game.

Type in the decimal number for the part of a square that is shaded in this timed game.

Scales

Move the pointer to match the decimal number given to you. Refresh the page from your browser to get another problem to solve.

Move the pointer to match the decimal number given to you. Refresh the page from your browser to get another problem to solve.

Switch

Put the sequence of decimal numbers into ascending order by switching them around. Refresh the page from your browser to get another problem to solve.

Put the sequence of decimal numbers into ascending order by switching them around. Refresh the page from your browser to get another problem to solve.

Decimal and Whole Number Jeopardy

Review place value and comparing and rounding numbers. Also, practice number patterns.

Review place value and comparing and rounding numbers. Also, practice number patterns.

Decimals in Space

An Asteroids-style game where you first answer a question about the smallest decimal and then get to shoot asteroids, earning points based on the numbers on them.

An Asteroids-style game where you first answer a question about the smallest decimal and then get to shoot asteroids, earning points based on the numbers on them.

Decimal Squares Blackjack

Play cards with decimals, trying to get as close to 2 as possible without going over.

Play cards with decimals, trying to get as close to 2 as possible without going over.

FunBrain Decimal Power Football

Simple games for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals, including some with a missing factor or divisor. Solve a problem, and the football player moves down the field.

Simple games for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals, including some with a missing factor or divisor. Solve a problem, and the football player moves down the field.

Exploring Division of Decimals

Use a square to explore the products of two numbers with one decimal digit. The product is shown as an area.

Use a square to explore the products of two numbers with one decimal digit. The product is shown as an area.

Fractions - Decimals calculator

Convert fractions to decimals, or decimals to fractions, including repeating (recurring) decimals to any decimal places, which normal calculators don't do.

Convert fractions to decimals, or decimals to fractions, including repeating (recurring) decimals to any decimal places, which normal calculators don't do.

## Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Clara Fraction's Ice Cream Shop

A game in which you convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and scoop the right amount of ice cream flavors on the cone.

A game in which you convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and scoop the right amount of ice cream flavors on the cone.

## Simplifying & Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Draw two other, equivalent fractions to the given fraction. Choose either square or circle for the shape.

Draw two other, equivalent fractions to the given fraction. Choose either square or circle for the shape.

Fraction Frenzy

Click on pairs of equivalent fractions, as fast as you can. See how many levels you can get!

Click on pairs of equivalent fractions, as fast as you can. See how many levels you can get!

Fresh Baked Fractions

Practice equivalent fractions by clicking on a fraction that is not equal to others.

Practice equivalent fractions by clicking on a fraction that is not equal to others.

Fraction Worksheets: Simplifying and Equivalent Fractions

Create custom-made worksheets for fraction simplification and equivalent fractions.

Create custom-made worksheets for fraction simplification and equivalent fractions.

Equivalent Fractions from National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM)

See the equivalency of two fractions as the applet divides the whole into more pieces.

See the equivalency of two fractions as the applet divides the whole into more pieces.

## Addition and Subtraction

MathSplat

Click on the right answer to addition problems (like fractions) or the bug splats on your windshield!

Click on the right answer to addition problems (like fractions) or the bug splats on your windshield!

Adding fractions

Illustrates how to find the common denominator when adding two unlike fractions using interactive pie models.

Illustrates how to find the common denominator when adding two unlike fractions using interactive pie models.

Fraction Bars Blackjack

Computer deals you two fraction cards. You have the option of getting more or “holding”. The object is to get as close as possible to 2, without going over, by adding the fractions on your cards.

Computer deals you two fraction cards. You have the option of getting more or “holding”. The object is to get as close as possible to 2, without going over, by adding the fractions on your cards.

Action Fraction

A racing game with several levels where you answer questions about adding and subtraction fractions. The levels advance from using like fractions to using unlike fractions and eventually subtraction.

A racing game with several levels where you answer questions about adding and subtraction fractions. The levels advance from using like fractions to using unlike fractions and eventually subtraction.

Fishy Fractions

Select the correct answer and the pelican catches the fish. Options for fraction addition or subtraction, like or unlike denominators, simplifying, comparing, and more.

Select the correct answer and the pelican catches the fish. Options for fraction addition or subtraction, like or unlike denominators, simplifying, comparing, and more.

## Comparing Fractions

Comparison Shoot Out

Choose level 2 or 3 to compare fractions and shoot the soccer ball to the goal.

Choose level 2 or 3 to compare fractions and shoot the soccer ball to the goal.

Fractional Hi Lo

Computer has selected a fraction. You make guesses and it tells you if your guess was too high or too low.

Computer has selected a fraction. You make guesses and it tells you if your guess was too high or too low.

## Multiplication and Division

Division of Fractions Conceptually, part 1

A video by the author that ties in with the division lessons in this book. The first part explains about “easy” divisions that can be solved mentally.

A video by the author that ties in with the division lessons in this book. The first part explains about “easy” divisions that can be solved mentally.

Division of Fractions Conceptually, part 2

A video by the author that ties in with the division lessons in this book. This second part explains about reciprocal numbers and the general “shortcut” for fraction division.

A video by the author that ties in with the division lessons in this book. This second part explains about reciprocal numbers and the general “shortcut” for fraction division.

Multiply Fractions Jeopardy

Jeopardy-style game. Choose a question by clicking on the tile that shows the points you will win.

Jeopardy-style game. Choose a question by clicking on the tile that shows the points you will win.

Multiply and Reduce Fractions Battleship Game

When you hit the enemy’s battleship, you need to solve a fraction multiplication problem.

When you hit the enemy’s battleship, you need to solve a fraction multiplication problem.

Fractions Mystery Picture Game

Solve problems where you find a fractional part of a quantity, and uncover a picture.

Solve problems where you find a fractional part of a quantity, and uncover a picture.

Number line bars

Fraction bars that illustrate visually how many times a fraction “fits into” another fraction.

Fraction bars that illustrate visually how many times a fraction “fits into” another fraction.

Fraction Worksheets: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

Create custom-made worksheets for fraction addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Create custom-made worksheets for fraction addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

## Fractions vs. Decimals (and Percents)

Fraction Pie

The user selects the numerator and denominator, and the applet shows the fraction as a pie/rectangle/set model, as a decimal and as a percent.

The user selects the numerator and denominator, and the applet shows the fraction as a pie/rectangle/set model, as a decimal and as a percent.

Comparing Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

This site has fact sheets, a nice matching pairs game, online quiz, and printable worksheets.

This site has fact sheets, a nice matching pairs game, online quiz, and printable worksheets.

Fraction Decimal Conversion

Practice fractions vs. decimal numbers online with a matching game, concentration, or flash cards.

Practice fractions vs. decimal numbers online with a matching game, concentration, or flash cards.

Fraction Model

Adjust the numerator and the denominator, and the applet shows the fraction as a pie/rectangle/set model, as a decimal and as a percent.

Adjust the numerator and the denominator, and the applet shows the fraction as a pie/rectangle/set model, as a decimal and as a percent.

Fractions - Decimals calculator

Convert fractions to decimals, or decimals to fractions, including repeating (recurring) decimals to any decimal places, which normal calculators don't do.

Convert fractions to decimals, or decimals to fractions, including repeating (recurring) decimals to any decimal places, which normal calculators don't do.

## All Aspects

Visual Fractions

Great site for studying all aspects of fractions: identifying, renaming, comparing, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Each topic is illustrated by either a number line or a circle with a Java applet. Also couple of games, for example: make cookies for Grampy.

Great site for studying all aspects of fractions: identifying, renaming, comparing, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Each topic is illustrated by either a number line or a circle with a Java applet. Also couple of games, for example: make cookies for Grampy.

Conceptua Math

Conceptua Math has free, interactive fraction tools and activities that are very well made. The activities include identifying fractions, adding and subtracting, estimating, finding common denominators and more. Each activity uses several fraction models such as fraction circles, horizontal and vertical bars, number lines, etc. that allow students to develop conceptual understanding of fractions.

Conceptua Math has free, interactive fraction tools and activities that are very well made. The activities include identifying fractions, adding and subtracting, estimating, finding common denominators and more. Each activity uses several fraction models such as fraction circles, horizontal and vertical bars, number lines, etc. that allow students to develop conceptual understanding of fractions.

Who Wants Pizza?

Explains the concept of fraction, addition and multiplication with a pizza example, then has some interactive exercises.

Explains the concept of fraction, addition and multiplication with a pizza example, then has some interactive exercises.

Fraction lessons at MathExpression.com

Tutorials, examples, and videos explaining all the basic fraction math topics. Look for the lesson links in the left sidebar.

Tutorials, examples, and videos explaining all the basic fraction math topics. Look for the lesson links in the left sidebar.

Visual Math Learning

Free tutorials with some interactivity about all the fraction operations. Emphasizes visual models and lets student interact with those.

Free tutorials with some interactivity about all the fraction operations. Emphasizes visual models and lets student interact with those.

Fraction Worksheets: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

Create custom-made worksheets for the four operations with fractions and mixed numbers.

Create custom-made worksheets for the four operations with fractions and mixed numbers.

Fraction Worksheets: Equivalent Fractions, Simplifying, Convert to Mixed Numbers

Create custom-made worksheets for some other fraction operations.

Create custom-made worksheets for some other fraction operations.