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North Penn School District Elementary Math Parent Letter Grade 6 Unit 1 – Chapter 2: Fractions Examples for each lesson: Lesson 2.1 More information on this strategy is available on Animated Math Model #7. Lesson 2.2 More information on this strategy is available on Animated Math Model #8. Lesson 2.3 More information on this strategy is available on Animated Math Model #9. Lesson 2.4 Lesson 2.5 Lesson 2.6 More information on this strategy is available on Animated Math Model #10. Lesson 2.7 Lesson 2.8 Lesson 2.9 More information on this strategy is available on Animated Math Model #11. Lesson 2.10 Vocabulary Multiplicative inverse – one of two numbers whose product is 1 Reciprocal – one of two numbers whose product is 1 Repeating decimal – a decimal number that has a block of one or more digits that repeat continuously (where all digits in the block are not zero) Terminating decimal – a decimal number that ends, or terminates Benchmark – a familiar number used as a point of reference Compatible numbers – numbers that are easy to compute with mentally Common denominator – a common multiple of the denominators or two or more fractions Equivalent fractions – two or more fractions that name the same amount Mixed number – a number represented by a whole number and a fraction Simplest form – a fraction in which 1 is the only number that can divide evenly into the numerator and the denominator