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This book is a complete introduction to learning, understanding, and mastering working with fractions (sometimes known as common fractions, simple fractions, or vulgar fractions), and is based on the authors personal experience providing 1:1MoreThis book is a complete introduction to learning, understanding, and mastering working with fractions (sometimes known as common fractions, simple fractions, or vulgar fractions), and is based on the authors personal experience providing 1:1 mathematics tuition to both school students and adult numeracy students.Topics covered include:* What is a fraction* Names of fractions* Fractions as division (converting a fraction into a division calculation and back)* Mixed numbers* Improper (top heavy) fractions* Converting mixed numbers to top heavy fractions* Converting whole numbers to top heavy fractions* Converting top heavy fractions to mixed numbers* Equivalent fractions* Simplifying fractions* Expressing fractions in their simplest form* Comparing fractions* Adding fractions (including adding several fractions together)* Subtracting fractions* Multiplying fractions (including multiplying several fractions together)* Simplifying fraction multiplications* Dividing fractions* Simplifying complex fractions (fractions within a fraction)* How to convert fractions into decimal numbers* How to convert decimal numbers into fractionsEvery topic is explained in detail, complete with many step-by-step worked examples and diagrams. Additionally. major topics are immediately followed by a set of practice questions (there are well over 300 questions in total in the book), the answers to which can be found at the end of each chapter.In summary, whether you want to learn fractions yourself, or teach your kids fractions, or are a student preparing for exams such as GCSEs or high school maths tests, or are an adult learner wishing to improve your numeracy and knowledge of this important math topic - this book is ideal for you.This book has been specially prepared for use on the Kindle - including taking great care to ensure all math symbols, formulas, and calculations display correctly on the Kindle screen (many other math books do not display math symbols correctly). A color screen is recommended, but not essential - there are a couple of diagrams where the text refers to colors in the picture - but these should still be understandable even on a black and white screen. You Can Do Math: Working With Fractions by Sunil Tanna