Subtracting mixed numbers is easy when the fractions have the same denominator. Here, young mathematicians are prompted to find out how many pounds of peaches are left after Alfredo gives some pounds to his neighbor.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Give as an assessment of the task 
  • Instruct learners to show their work
Classroom Considerations

  • Uses measurement vocabulary like pounds, but does not require understanding of the term

  • Provides commentary for teachers to make sense of the skill and instruction

  • None
Common Core