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# Adding and Subtracting Fractions

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EngageNY 5th grade math anchor charts for adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators.

Mixed numbers/improper fractions anchor chart

Here's a pic of some posters I made to help my students remember the process for changing mixed numbers or improper fractions. I'm halfway sad to post this as you can kinda see my ugly classroom walls lol. Explanation- To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction they must make the number "MAD" Multiply, Add, and Denominator. To convert an improper fraction to a mixed number they have to multiply. Thus the cheer "With an improper fraction, division is the action!" It might be more fun…

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike/Different Denominators Task Cards \$

I love looking at other teachers' charts; I get so many ideas for my own classroom! When I visit other teachers' classrooms, I'm always trying to jot down great ideas for charts. Here are a...

Commom Core Standard 4.NF.3b: Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Kramsters are very picky eaters, and your child is the Kramsters' feeder. He'll need to divide up the Kramster pellets to get each one the nutrition it needs.

This game is a great center or review activity. It uses strategy and number sense. The base game was the adding to find the greater sum. I have added three variations where they add, but need the lowest sum, subtract for the greatest difference, and subtract for the lowest difference. Each of these...

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I have a list a mile long of projects and activities to blog about, but I'm having such a hard time finding…time! The first one I want to share is the mini-project we did to review adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions. You can see my other fraction posts at the links below for more fraction ... Read more

This pack includes challenging multi-step word problems targeting addition and subtraction of unlike fractions and mixed numbers. I have written these problems as extra practice to use with bar modeling and multi-step problems as we work with our Singapore Math Curriculum. Included in the Pack: -1...

Here's a foldable on adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers.

Engage your students with this adding fractions with uncommon denominators game. Students will add fractions while playing math Bingo. Answers will need to be simplified and will be fractions and mixed numbers. This fraction activity is great fun on a math game day. Adding Fractions with Unlike Deno...

We all know that we have great intentions of getting everything we've been putting off done over winter break. Then the days slip by and we realize we haven't done anything!! Come on, you know you are all the same way. We seem to get lazier with every day that goes by. Well, I decided when I woke up this morning that I was going to do something school related. I wasn't sure what, but I figured if I sat in my den long enough, something would pop into my head. And sure enough, I grabbed my…

Does your child need extra math practice? This worksheet can help her with the steps to adding mixed fractions with unlike denominators.