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Math Course 2 Chapter 5 Review
Chapter Overview One way you can help your student succeed
in Chapter 5 is by
discussing the lesson goals in the chart below . When a lesson is completed, ask
your
student the following questions. “What were the goals of the lesson? What new
words
and formulas did you learn? How can you apply the ideas of the lesson to your
life?”
Lesson Title  Lesson Goals  Key Applications 
5.1: Adding and Subtracting Fractions 
Add and subtract fractions .  • Construction • Swimming • Alligators • Music Signatures 
5.2: Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers 
Add and subtract mixed numbers .  • World Series • Running • Child Development • Coins 
5.3: Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
Multiply fractions and mixed numbers. 
• Ice Cream • Elections • Horses • Stained Glass Windows 
5.4: Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers 
Divide fractions and mixed numbers. Draw diagrams to solve problems. 
• Inline Skating • Sandwiches • Slalom Skiing • School Yearbook 
5.5: Measuring in Customary Units 
Measure and estimate using customary units of length, weight, and capacity. 
• Paper Clips • Bowling Ball • Lemonade Pitcher • Elephants 
5.6: Converting Customary Units 
Convert between customary units of length, weight, and capacity. Write mixed units of measurements. 
• Fabric Fence • Whales • Wakeboards • Waterbottles • Pyramids 
Know How to Take Notes
Using your Notes is the strategy featured in Chapter 5
(see page 218). Encourage your student to
take complete and accurate notes during class as the teacher goes over examples. Soon after taking
the notes, they should be reviewed. If there is something that your student doesn’t understand,
he/she should get help from the teacher or another student. Answers for their questions should
then be recorded in their notes as well. Additionally, you may want to ask your student questions
about the material to check for understanding.
take complete and accurate notes during class as the teacher goes over examples. Soon after taking
the notes, they should be reviewed. If there is something that your student doesn’t understand,
he/she should get help from the teacher or another student. Answers for their questions should
then be recorded in their notes as well. Additionally, you may want to ask your student questions
about the material to check for understanding.
Key Ideas Your student can demonstrate understanding of
key concepts
by working through the following exercises with you.
Lesson  Exercise 
5.1  Seth ate 7/10 of a vegetable pizza for dinner and
1/4 of it for a snack. How much vegetable pizza is left? 
5.2  Laura is building a wooden flower box for her
yard. It will have a length of feet and a width of feet. The boards are 8 feet long. How many boards will she need and how much will be unused? 
5.3  Crystal baked oatmeal cookies for a bake sale.
The original recipe made dozen cookies. She multiplied the recipe byso she would have enough cookies. How many cookies did she bake? 
5.4  Each player for the AllStar basketball team
played forminutes. Each quarter was 8 minutes long. How many players were on the team? (Hint: There are always 5 players on the court.) 
5.5  Complete the statement using the appropriate
customary unit. (a) A filled backpack weighs 14 __?__. (b) A children’s bottle of liquid vitamins contains 8 __?__. (c) The distance you serve a volleyball is 23 __?__. 
5.6  Complete the statement. (a) 36 pt __?__ gal (b) 2.4 T __?__ lb (c) 0.75 mi __?__ yd 
Home Involvement Activity
Directions: You are planning a party for 24 guests. Find
recipes of your favorite
foods. Multiply the ingredient amounts so you will be able to serve your 24 guests.
(Example: A recipe that serves 6 people calls for cups of milk. You will need to
multiply by 4 to find the amount of milk you will need for the recipe to serve
24 people.)
foods. Multiply the ingredient amounts so you will be able to serve your 24 guests.
(Example: A recipe that serves 6 people calls for cups of milk. You will need to
multiply by 4 to find the amount of milk you will need for the recipe to serve
24 people.)
Answers
5.1: 1/20
5.2: 2 boards; 3(5/6) feet unused
5.3: 8 (1/2) dozen = 102 cookies
5.4: 12 players
5.5:
(a) pounds
(b) fluid ounces
(c) feet
5.6:
(a) 4.5
(b) 4800
(c) 1320
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