# Mixed Numbers and Top Heavy Fractions

Students learn how to convert between mixed numbers and top heavy fractions using visual and numerical methods.  As learning progresses they are taught to check their solutions using calculator and non-calculator techniques.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to convert between top-heavy fractions and mixed numbers with the use of diagrams.
• Most students should be able to convert between top-heavy fractions and mixed numbers using a numerical technique.
• Some students should be able to order mixed numbers and top-heavy fractions using equivalent fractions.

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