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# Fraction games and tutorials online

This is an annotated and hand-picked list of online games, tools, worksheets, and activities for various fraction topics, organized by sub-topic. I have tried to gather a variety of resources and have personally checked out each website, to make sure it is truly useful for my site visitors!

Identify Fractions
Equivalent Fractions
Add & Subtract
Multiply & Divide

Compare
Fractions & Decimals

**Fractions**

**All Aspects**

**Fraction videos 1: addition and subtraction**

My own videos (in HD) that cover equivalent fractions, addition and subtraction of like & unlike fractions, and of mixed numbers.

www.mathmammoth.com/videos/fractions_1.php

**Fraction videos 2: multiplication, division, and more**

My own videos (in HD) that cover simplifyin fractions, multiplication and division of fractions and of mixed numbers, ratios, and converting fractions to decimals.

www.mathmammoth.com/videos/fractions_2.php

**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.

www.visualfractions.com

**Conceptua Math Fractions Tools**

Free and interactive fraction tools for identifying fractions, adding and subtracting, estimating, comparing, equivalent fractions, multiplying, dividing, 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 a conceptual understanding of fractions. A free registration required.

www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool-library

**Fraction Games at Sheppard Software**

Games for addition & subtraction of fractions, simplifying fractions, equivalent fractions, and fraction of a set.

www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/menus/fractions.htm

**Key to Fractions Workbooks**

These workbooks by Key Curriculum Press feature a number of exercises to help your child learn about fractions. Book 1 teaches fraction concepts, Book 2 teaches multiplying and dividing, Book 3 teaches adding and subtracting, and Book 4 teaches mixed numbers. Each book has a practice test at the end.

**Who Wants Pizza?
**

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

math.rice.edu/~lanius/fractions/index.html

**Fractions Workshop**

An online practice platform for all fraction operations. The application gives you problems that you can work out on the online "workmat", and then it checks your answer.

mrnussbaum.com/fractions-workshop

**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.

www.mathexpression.com/understanding-fractions.html

**Visual Math Learning**

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

www.visualmathlearning.com/pre_algebra/chapter_9/chap_9.html

**Fractioncity
**

Make "fraction streets" and help kids with comparing fractions, equivalent fractions, addition of fractions of like and unlike denominators while they drive toy cars on the streets. This is not an online activity but has instructions of how to do it at home or at school.

www.teachnet.com/lesson/math/fractioncity.html

**Math Mammoth Fractions 1**

A self-teaching worktext for 5th grade that teaches fractions and their operations with visual models. The book covers fractions, mixed numbers, adding and subtracting like fractions, adding and subtracting mixed numbers, adding and subtracting unlike fractions, and comparing fractions. Available as a download ($3.50) and also as a printed copy.

www.mathmammoth.com/fractions_1.php

**Online Fraction Calculator**

Add, subtract, multiply or divide fractions and mixed numbers.

www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/fraction_calculator.php

**Fraction Worksheets: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division**

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

www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/fraction.php

**Fraction Worksheets: Equivalent Fractions with Visual Models**

Create custom-made worksheets for equivalent fractions where you can choose to include pie images or not.

www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/equivalent_fractions.php

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

Create custom-made worksheets for some other fraction operations.

www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/fraction-b.php

**Identify Fractions and Mixed Numbers**

**Identifying Fractions at Conceptua Fractions**

A tool that shows fractions or mixed numbers using a pie, a bar, dots, and a number line. A free registration required.

www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool/ddentifying-fractions

**Visualizing Fractions**

The computer shows a fraction, and you divide the pie and color the pieces.

nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_103_g_2_t_1.html

**Pattern Blocks—Parts as Wholes**

Click on the "Activities" in the top menu, and click on arrows until you find Parts as Wholes activity.

nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_170_g_2_t_3.html

** Fraction Model**

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

illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3519

**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.

www.mrnussbaum.com/icecream/index.html

**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.

nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_105_g_2_t_1.html

**Equivalent Fractions**

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

illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=80

**Fraction Frenzy**

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

www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.asp

**Fresh Baked Fractions**

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

www.funbrain.com/fract/index.html

See also my video, which shows a **visual method for equivalent fractions**: that of splitting the pieces further into a certain number of new pieces:

**Addition and Subtraction**

**MathSplat**

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

fen.com/studentactivities/MathSplat/mathsplat.htm

**Adding fractions**

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

nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_106_g_3_t_1.html

**Adding with Uncommon Denominators Tool at Conceptua Fractions**

A tool that links a visual model to the procedure of adding two unlike fractions. A free registration required.

www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool/adding-fractions-with-uncommon-denominators

**Key to Fractions Workbooks**

These workbooks by Key Curriculum Press feature a number of exercises to help your child learn about fractions. Book 1 teaches fraction concepts, Book 2 teaches multiplying and dividing, Book 3 teaches adding and subtracting, and Book 4 teaches mixed numbers. Each book has a practice test at the end.

**Old Egyptian Fractions**

Puzzles to solve: add fractions like a true Old Egyptian Math Cat!

www.mathcats.com/explore/oldegyptianfractions.html

**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.

fractionbars.com/Fraction_Bars_Black_Jack/

**Multiplication and Division**

**Multiply Fractions Jeopardy**

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

www.quia.com/cb/95583.html

**Math Mammoth Fractions 2**

A self-teaching worktext that teaches fractions using visual models, a sequel to Math Mammoth Fractions 1. The book covers simplifying fractions, multiplication and division of fractions and mixed numbers, converting fractions to decimals, and ratios.
Available both as a download ($5.75) and as a printed copy.

www.mathmammoth.com/fractions_2.php

**Multiply
and Reduce Fractions Battleship Game**

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

www.quia.com/ba/57713.html

**Fractions Mystery
Picture Game**

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

www.dositey.com/2008/math/mistery2.html

**Math Basketball - Dividing Fractions Game**

First make a basket, and then you get to solve a fraction division problem with multiple choice answers.

www.math-play.com/math-basketball-dividing-fractions-game/math-basketball-dividing-fractions-game.html

**Soccer Math - Dividing Fractions Game **

In order to kick the ball and score points, you first have to answer math problems correctly.

www.math-play.com/soccer-math-dividing-fractions-game/soccer-math-dividing-fractions-game.html

**Number line bars**

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

nlvm.usu.edu/en/NAV/frames_asid_265_g_2_t_1.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_1.html

**Using More Math in Cooking**

In this video, Michelle and Renee talk about how parents can help kids practice math with cooking, especially working on addition and multiplication of fractions.

mykidsturn.com/show/numbers-using-more-math-cooking

**Comparing Fractions**

**Comparison Shoot Out**

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

www.fuelthebrain.com/Game/play.php?ID=47

**Comparing Fractions—XP Math**

Simple timed practice with comparing two fractions.

xpmath.com/forums/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=8

**Comparing Fractions Tool at Conceptua Fractions**

An interactive tool where students place numbers, visual models, and decimals on a number line.

www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool/comparing-fractions

**Fractional Hi Lo**

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

www.theproblemsite.com/games/hilo.asp

**Fractions vs. Decimals (and Percents)**

**Flower Power**

Grow flowers and harvest them to make money in this addictive order-'em-up game. Practice ordering decimals, fractions, and percentages. The game starts with ordering decimals (daisies), and proceeds into fractions (tulips or roses).

www.mangahigh.com/games/flowerpower

**Fraction Model
**

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

illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3519

**Fraction Pie**

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

illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=4147

**Compare Fractions and Percentages Game**

Drag numbers to the blackboard to make percentages and fractions, and the program then colors that part of a quantity so you can compare them. You can choose between many different models to do this (pizza, group of people, pitcher, chocolate bar).

www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma18comp-game-percentages-and-fractions-side-by-side

**Fraction Decimal Conversion**

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

www.quia.com/jg/65724.html

**Fraction Catch**

This is a neat card game about ordering fractions (not a computer game); you can download the fraction cards from Google Docs.

mathhombre.blogspot.com/2012/01/fraction-catch.html

**Fraction/Decimal Worksheets**

Change fractions to decimal numbers or decimal numbers to fractions.

www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/fraction-decimal.php

**Fractions Vs. Decimals Calculator**

www.counton.org/explorer/fractions

**Key to Fractions Workbooks**

These workbooks by Key Curriculum Press feature a number of exercises to help your child learn about fractions. Book 1 teaches fraction concepts, Book 2 teaches multiplying and dividing, Book 3 teaches adding and subtracting, and Book 4 teaches mixed numbers. Each book has a practice test at the end.

**Software**

**FractionGen**

Create customizable worksheets for the four basic
operations of fractions/mixed numbers/whole numbers. Answers
included. The program makes a simple text file which you can print from your text editor.

**Price: **Free

download.com/3000-2053-6897377.html?tag=lst-0-1