**The books are printed one sided and the blank page is for notes, to practice problems and to write mathematics.**

Practice all solved examples yourself. It is the best way to test if you can recall the key concepts used in each example. Mathematics is a contact sport.

**FRACTIONS & DECIMALS**

We mastered the key elements of the number system in BOOK I. We now study Fractions and Decimals!

**CONTENTS**

**Important Terminology**

**1) Product 2) Factor **

**3) Divisibility 4) Prime Number **

**5) Factoring a number into primes 6) Composite Number **

**7) Multiple of a Whole Number **

**8) Least Common Multiple (LCM)**

**9) Equivalent Fractions **

**10) Fundamental Principle of Fractions**

**11) Reduction of a fraction to lowest terms or simplest form**

- Fractions on the real line. Explain >, <, = relations for fractions.
- Convert Improper Fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa.
- Relevant terminology & mathematical tools for performing operations on fractions.
- Completely factor a given number.
- What is divisibility?
- LCM using common division method.
- Equivalent Fractions. Build up a fraction. Reduce a fraction to lowest terms.
- Add and Subtract fractions
- Multiply Fractions. Show that division by a fraction is the same as multiplication by its reciprocal.
- Explain Decimals. Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide decimals.
- How can we tell if a given fraction is a terminating or repeating decimal?
- Rounding Decimals.

Is 9543216 divisible by 3?

**SOLVED EXAMPLES** are presented to explain key concepts.

**PRACTICE** & complete the exercises for every concept.

** ANSWERS** are provided to all the questions in the exercises.