Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Word Problems

  • Grade: Grade 6
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Word Problems

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Grade 6
Section
Fractions
Outcome
Addition and subtraction of related fractions.
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
26527

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  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions
      • Mathematics

        • 5.NF.1 – Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, a/b + c/d = (ad + bc)/bd.)

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions (Grade 4 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 100.)
      • Mathematics

        • 4.NF.3 – Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.

          • 4.NF.3.b – Decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify decompositions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. Examples: 3/8 = 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 ; 3/8 = 1/8 + 2/8 ; 2 1/8 = 1 + 1 + 1/8 = 8/8 + 8/8 + 1/8.

          • 4.NF.3.d – Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

  • Year 6
    • Number and Algebra
      • Fractions and decimals

        • ACMNA126 – Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.NA – Number and algebra
      • 7.NA.1 – Apply additive and multiplicative strategies flexibly to whole numbers, ratios, and equivalent fractions (including percentages)

  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.N.F – Number - fractions (including decimals and percentages)

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.N.F.4 – Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number