# Adding and Subtracting Fractions Teacher Resources

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#### Math Antics Fractions Video Lessons

A series of short videos demonstrate for learners how to work with fractions. The first video in the series defines fractions as being a representation of parts of a whole. As the series continues, viewers learn ways to write division...

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#### CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 7

Investigators plot the growth of animals from the fictional planet of Rhomaar over a period of time, then compare them to two other species. Another assessment challenges seventh graders to use their knowledge of positive and negative...

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#### EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...

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#### Adding Fractions with Different Signs

Bring interest to your lesson on adding fractions with different signs by using this Khan Academy video. Sal employs a number line to clearly explain how he adds multiple fractions with different signs. This resource could be used as an...

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#### Subtracting Fractions

Elementary school students can observe Sal as he subtracts fractions that have a common denominator. Because this concept is fairly straight forward, he focuses on simplifying his answer. A great video for those needing extra support in...

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#### Adding Fractions

Students examine how to add fractions. In this adding fractions activity ,students discover how to add fractions with and without the same denominator. Students simplify the solution.

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#### Subtracting Fractions #2

Challenge your fifth graders with a worksheet on subtracting fractions. Each subtraction problem features fractions with different denominators, and prompts learners to follow several steps to fully reduce the answer. A great way to...

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#### Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Your young mathematicians can solve this problem along with Sal. They will add 4/9 and 11/12 by finding a number that goes into 9 and 12 evenly. Sal fully explains the process of finding a common denominator in a very clear and...

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#### Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

If the fractions don't have a common denominator, make them have one. Learners first read and analyze a conversation of pupils trying to add 2/5 and 1/2. They compare the process of adding fractions to the process of adding quantities...

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#### Adding Fractions with Like Denominators

Assist your students in understanding how to add fractions with like denominators by showing them this presentation. Sal adds 3/15 to 7/15 and then simplifies his answer. He uses drawings and multiple colors to show the actual process.

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions

With a pie graph and an infinite blackboard, this video shows how to add, subtract, and simplify fractions. Once he has established the rule, Sal throws the viewer a curve ball with a fraction subtraction problem that results in a...

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#### Adding Fractions

Fractions can be tricky, so be sure any independent practice worksheets you assign guide scholars through steps like this one. There are two examples showing mathematicians how to add fractions and reduce the answer to simplest terms....

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. For this fractions worksheet, students learn how to add and subtract mixed numbers based on their knowledge of adding and subtracting fraction with a teacher led question and answer...

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Elementary schoolers participate with their teacher's instruction to learn to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. They use fraction strips to complete addition and subtraction problems. A step-by-step script is provided to help...

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#### Adding Fractions With Like Denominators

Students investigate the concept of adding fractions with like denominators. They review how to combine the numerators. Students use cutouts to handle fractions that are hands on while comparing them to slices of pizza. They work...

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#### Adding Fractions Same Denominator

Adding fractions with a common denominator is no more difficult than adding whole numbers. Individuals watch a short video that shows examples of how to add fractions. The fractions have common denominators, which makes combining them a...

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions (2)

Here is an adding and subtracting fractions worksheet in which learners find the sums and differences of fractions with uncommon denominators. They solve 10 problems.

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#### Subtracting Fractions with Borrowing

The teacher draws a visual on the white board to show how to change a whole number into a fraction by borrowing. This is necessary because the original written fraction is too small to subtract the second fraction.

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#### Subtracting Fractions from Whole Numbers

Duane draws a visual to show how to change a whole number into a fraction before subtracting.

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Pattern blocks and shapes demonstrate how to add and subtract fractions. By aligning blocks with different shapes, learners figure out how to create a whole, and then how to add and delete parts from that whole.

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Develop a strategy for adding and subtracting fractions with your classes. The video shows a procedure for adding and subtracting fractions by finding common denominators. Each example increases in difficulty.

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#### Construct Viable Arguments About Adding Fractions

Test mathematicians' knowledge of adding fractions with a brief assessment that challenges them to play teacher while correcting a peer's work. Scholars examine Carl's mathematical response, identify where he went wrong, then solve the...

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#### Add/Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Get your fraction on with this worksheet full of adding and subtracting with fractions and mixed numbers. The first page starts off simple, and the second page introduces more challenging problems. Let your learners become comfortable...

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#### Adding Fractions

All of these fraction pairs have common denominators, so adding them up is a bit simpler. There are two examples demonstrating both a mixed number and reducing to simplest terms. Scholars add up 28 fraction pairs, simplifying when...