Kung Fu Fractions

Kung Fu Fractions
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
6616 views, 7 ratings - 00:09:54
Part of video series Reducing fractions
Taught by muchomath
Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.
Learn how to deal with fractions using the "kung fu" method.

  • What are kung fu fractions?
  • What is clearing fractions?
  • How do you remove fractions from a problem?
  • Is there an easy way to remove fractions or multiply fractions?
  • Is there an easy way to add fractions?
  • What is an easy way to simplify fractions?
This lesson explains how to remove or clear fractions by multiplying a fraction by a whole number so the fraction disappears. This is a very important and useful lesson, especially for students who have trouble with fractions. Also, this is a fun way of dealing with fractions that students can enjoy and embrace. A really unique and interesting way of adding fractions is also explained. This is a must-watch for anyone having trouble with fractions.
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by MathVids Staff on February 11, 2009.
I needed a refresher course in math and came to Mathvids. This lesson showed me a way of multiplying fractions that was fun. I always had trouble with fractions, and this video made fractions so much easier to work with.
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by Cheryl on March 05, 2009.
8th Graders think you should make it more exciting. They suggest Kung Foo outfits.
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by cainp on April 17, 2009.
I think that this is the best way of teaching.
  • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by ahmed34 on April 28, 2009.
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