Overview
On this page, we review some basic facts about arithmetic operations with fractions.
Basic Learning Objectives
These are the tasks you should be able to perform with reasonable fluency when you arrive at your next class meeting. Important new vocabulary words are indicated in italics.
 Reduce fractions.
 Add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions involving only integers in the numerator and denominator.
Advanced Learning Objectives
In addition to mastering the basic objectives, here are the tasks you should be able to perform after class, with practice:
 Multiply, divide, and reduce fractions involving variables.
 Simplify complex fractions using the order of arithmetic operations.
To prepare for class

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate equivalent fractions and how to reduce them:

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate how to multiply (& reduce) fractions:

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate how to divide fractions:

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate how to add or subtract fractions:
After class

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate how to simplify complex (double) fractions:

Watch the following videos (by Tyler Wallace) which demonstrate how to multiply & divide with integers and fractions which involve variables: