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Converting Improper Fractions – Worksheet

Practice converting improper fractions to mixed numbers with this 1-page worksheet.

This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your fraction unit

Students will convert 12 improper fractions into mixed numbers.

Improper Fraction Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips

In addition to individual student work time, use this improper fractions worksheet as a:

Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can choose a problem to use and write a word problem that involves the corresponding improper fraction.

Have students needing extra support draw each fraction or use fraction circles or another type of fraction manipulative to build each fraction. This will help them to see the concept and how the division technique used on the worksheet makes sense.

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

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Curriculum

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.A.1

Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to ...

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3

Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.4.A

Understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b. For example, use a visual fraction model to represent 5/4 as the product 5 × (1/4), recording the conclusion by the equation 5/4 = 5 × (1/4).