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Independent work by students – no prep needed by teacher. Just print a copy of the tutorial and worksheet for each student and watch them learn how to use their calculators well. This step by step Fractions and Decimals Tutorial, with images of the calculator and the relevant keys, guides students to independently become 100% comfortable with their calculator. The aim of the tutorial is DIY for students. Print the tutorial, hand it to students and watch them be able to …

1. Enter regular fractions, mixed fractions and improper fractions

2. Easily switch between regular fractions, mixed fractions and improper fractions

3. Multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting regular fractions, mixed fractions and improper fractions

4. Comfortably switch between regular fractions, mixed fractions, improper fractions and decimals

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This calculator tutorial series addresses the challenge of a classroom full of students who have a variety of different calculators. The series contains eight of the most popular calculators used in US Middle Schools.

TI-30Xa, TI-30XIIS, TI-30XS Multiview, TI 34 Multiview, TI-36X Pro, Casio fx-300ES Plus, Casio fx-300MS Plus, Casio fx-300MS

Fractions, Decimals, Simplifying fractions, Adding fractions, Subtracting fractions, Dividing fractions, Multiplying fractions, Converting improper fractions to mixed fractions, Converting mixed fractions to improper fractions, Converting a fraction to a decimal, Converting a decimal to a fraction

When should students use a calculator in mathematics? When fluency with mathematical procedures without the help of a calculator are well established, students should be able to use calculators with more complex mathematical problems, real-life applications and calculations involving very large and small numbers.