Math: How To Go From Struggle To Mastery In Fractions
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Math: How To Go From Struggle To Mastery In Fractions

Master Fractions By Following a Simple, Complete and Step-By-Step Process and Avoid Pain and Failure in Future Math.
4.3 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
16 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2015
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 43 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand and use the fundamentals of math fractions
  • use fractions as a base for higher math (such as Algebra)
  • think with the most common and important concepts needed to "really" understand fractions
  • High quality, no fluff and to the point how-to videos
  • Quality training material with answers
  • Step-by-Step, easy to follow instructions
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Requirements
  • Understanding of basic math skills like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Description

We're confident that you'll be able to follow through and learn fractions with confidence and ease, no matter what struggle and difficulties you've experienced up to this point!

A bold statement, but we're fully behind it!

Do you or your child struggle with math?

“My kid is in 5th grade, dyslexic, and with ADD. He's been struggling with math which is why we signed up. After watching your videos, he no longer find the problem difficult at all. Thank you very much for a superb way of presenting math concepts in an easy to digest, bite-sized bits!"-Ragnheidur, mother

Did you know that Fractions are a frequent cause of severe difficulties in higher maths, such as Algebra and Geometry?

This course contains a high quality videos backed up with a training material that will take you from struggle to mastery in fractions, simply by following the steps of the course.

Disclaimer: Our goal was NOT to add extra content that has little or no value for you (the student), only to make the course look bigger.

By the end of this course, you will have a great understanding of fractions and learn to solve fraction problems with ease and confidence.

The course is self explanatory, so you'll be able to follow through even if it's suffering from learning disabilities, such as dyslexia or ADD/ADHD.

The course will also help you to build an excellent foundation for learning more complicated mathematical concepts.

It is the goal of this course to help you get rid of the confusion, by introducing strategies to deal with fractions with ease and confidence.

Increase self confidence and skills by simply following the already proven step-by-step instructions

  • Each section builds on the previous one and ensures progress.
  • No fluff. Scripts are to the point and videos kept as short as possible.
  • The course elevates the student from a "beginner's state" to mastery in fractions, leaving him with a great skill set for more advanced math, such as Algebra and Geometry.
“The fractions were instant success. It was amazing to watch my child wanting to learn more and do the exercises instead of choosing to do something else. I'm 100% confident on this. Her attitude towards math is so much better today than it was in the past."-Arna, mother“This has been a great journey and we're so happy that we signed up. My daughter find this so much fun to do. She's more confident now and it's showing in her math skills at school. She's going to benefit from this for a long, long time!"-Gudbjorg, student's grandmother

Solve Math Fractions Faster and Easier

You need a clear understanding of fractions, to be able to understand higher and more complex math concepts. However, many still struggle learning fractions primarily because of the complicated and traditional approach in classrooms.

NOTE: All modules of the course are related and are built based from the previous ones, providing you with step-by-step approach to learning fractions.

p.s.

This course contains high quality teaching material which includes no-fluff, step-by-step and to the point animated videos and worksheets to practice what you've learned.

By the end of this course, you will have a great understanding of fractions and be able to solve fraction problems with ease and confidence.

The knowledge and skill you'll gain from taking the course will also serve as a foundation for learning more complicated mathematical concepts

Note about the authors

For more than 10 years Kolbeinn Sigurjonsson has specialized in helping students overcome learning disabilities. He has a Bsc. degree in Computer science from Reykjavik University and a diploma in hypnotherapy and Dyslexia Consultation from Davis Dyslexia Association International.

Halldor Thorsteinsson is an enthusiastic Math teacher and has for over six years taught students suffering with math difficulties. He has a Bsc. & Msc. degrees in Business administration. Halldor is also a certified teacher from the University of Iceland.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students that struggle (or have struggled) with math from an early age
  • Students that want to get deep understanding of fractions
  • Students with Dyslexia and/or ADD/ADHD
  • The student is encouraged to finish ALL worksheets included with each module to guarantee success and prepare for the next step.
  • This workshop is not for students that are not willing to put in the minimum amount of work.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 87 Lectures Collapse All 87 Lectures 03:21:46
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Why you will succeed, following this course
2 Lectures 00:00
The "Formula" of success
8 pages

Course Overview
2 pages
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Introduction and Key Concepts
5 Lectures 07:06
The concept "Whole"
01:18


The concept "Part"
01:55

The concept "Numerator"
02:07

Let's recap! It's a good idea to print this document and keep it at sight.

Recap
5 pages
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Adding Fractions
6 Lectures 04:27

Adding etc...

How to add more than two fractions
01:07

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture an check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Adding Fractions
5 questions

This video contains the step-by-step solution to each problem in the quiz.

Quiz solution video (Muted)
02:13
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Subtracting Fractions
6 Lectures 05:35
How to subtract two fractions
01:04

How to subtract more than two fractions
01:57

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Subtracting Fractions
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
02:34
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Reducing Fractions
7 Lectures 08:44
How to reduce fractions (Video 1)
02:06

How to reduce fractions (Video 2)
02:48

How to reduce fractions (Video 3)
01:41

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Reducing Fractions
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
02:09
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Simplifying and Reducing Fractions
4 Lectures 02:29
Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Simplifying and Reducing Fractions
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
02:29
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Improper Fraction
6 Lectures 09:00



Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Solving Improper fractions
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
02:45
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Mixed Numbers
6 Lectures 07:15
The concept "Mixed Numbers"
03:25

How to change a mixed number into an improper fraction
02:11

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Solving Mixed Numbers
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
01:39
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Least Common Denominator
8 Lectures 13:10
The concept "Least Common Denominator"
03:50

How to find the least common denominator
01:37

How to find the least common denominator of two or more fractions
01:29

How to find the least common denominator of more than two fractions
02:08

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Solving fractions with common denominator
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
04:06
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Converting Fractions
7 Lectures 11:02
The concept of "Converting Fractions"
01:51

How to convert two fractions
01:50

How to convert more than two fractions
02:12

Worksheets: Solve the problems (PDF)
2 pages

Solutions (PDF)
1 page

When you're done, go to the next lecture and check your answer.

Quiz: Solve the 5 problems and track your success!
1 page

Converting fractions
5 questions

Quiz solution video (Muted)
05:09
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About the Instructor
Kolbeinn Sigurjónsson
4.3 Average rating
2 Reviews
16 Students
1 Course
Math teacher and dyslexia consultant

Kolbeinn Sigurjonsson has for over a decade specialized in helping students with learning disiabilities. He has a Bsc. degree in Computer science and a diploma in hypnotism and dyslexia consultations from the International Davis Dyslexia Assocation.

Kolbeinn runs a private consultation and has specialized in learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADD and ADHD.

Halldor Thorsteinsson
4.3 Average rating
2 Reviews
16 Students
1 Course
Professional Math Whisperer

Halldor Thorsteinsson is a Math teacher and has for over six years been teaching students that have difficulties working with numbers. He has a B. S. & M. S. degrees in Business administation and a certified teacher from the University of Iceland.