Comparing apples with apples 2

Purpose

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.

Achievement Objectives
NA4-2: Understand addition and subtraction of fractions, decimals, and integers.
NA5-3: Understand operations on fractions, decimals, percentages, and integers.
Specific Learning Outcomes

Addition and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators

Description of Mathematics

Addition and Subtraction, AP (Stage 8)

Required Resource Materials
Practice exercises with answers (PDF or Word)

Homework with answers (PDF or Word)

Activity

Prior Knowledge

Add and subtract fraction with related denominators
 

Background

Before working on unlike denominators, students often benefit from working on fractions with related denominators, where one denominator can be changed to the other denominator.

Comments on the Exercises

Exercise 1
Asks students to use a fraction wall to simplify fractions and add them together.

Exercise 2
Asks students to solve word problems that involve adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators.

 

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