Category Archive: Fractions

Jul 13

Percent Change of the Income Tax Rate in Illinois

In July 2017 the Illinois State Legislature raised the income tax rate from 3.75% to 4.95%.  This change can be described two ways.  “The tax rate increased by 1.2 percentage points.”  or  “The tax rate increased 32%.” Percent change = change/original = 1.2/3.75 = .32 = 32% Percent change is the primary way that we …

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Jan 23

Pipe Cleaner Number Lines

Pipe Cleaner Number Lines are under PFD Hands On Fraction Activities

Oct 28

Three-Part Ratio Example

Go to this page to see a worked example of a Three-Part Ratio problem.

Oct 17

Putting fractions in lowest terms video

Putting fractions in lowest terms sounds simple, but often it presents difficulties if we don’t have good strategies. Go to the page under PFD to find the video. I hope this helps!