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53 resources with the keyterm like denominators

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Fractions: Subtracting Like Denominators

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
These presentations, designed by Monica Yuskatis, are among the best math PowerPoints you can find. Use this one to lead your pupils through the steps needed to subtract fractions with like denominators, then simplify the answers into...
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What Music is Rockin' Your House?

For Students 4th - 6th
Elementary schoolers read a word problem with a chart showing types of CDs and the number of each, use fractions to determine what part of the whole each music category represents, reduce fractions to lowest terms, change to common...
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Exploring Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
An extensive instructional activity explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and...
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Plastic Building Blocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Let's build a castle! Dennis and Cody have big plans, but do they have enough blocks between the two of them to accomplish their goal? A great context that requires learners to add and compare mixed numbers. Encourage the use of pictures...
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Sweet Fraction Bars

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Make sense of decomposing fractions by adding and subtracting parts of a whole. Fourth graders solve story problems by using ten-frames, number lines, or even candy bars that can be broken into pieces. Using each manipulative as a...
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Comparing Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young mathematicians compare two fractions with like denominators and then move to the next level to compare fractions with unlike denominators. They will first try to use mental math to make educated guesses. There are a few guidelines...
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Fractions VII - Adding Like Denominators

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
This series of presentations on fractions by Monica Yuskaitis is quite good. In this one, she has learners practice the skill of adding fractions with like denominators, then simplifying their answers. Feedback is given for each answer...
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Adding and Subtracting Mixed Fractions (B)

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Grab your stopwatch...ready, set, go! Time youngsters as they solve the addition and subtraction of mixed fractions. There are 12 problems provided, all of which have common denominators. An excellent practice!
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Add and Subtract Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Designed as a quiz for your elementary mathematicians, this resource contains 17 problems. The first 15 problems involve adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators, while the last two problems are word problems. Your...
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Add With Like Denominators Word Problems

For Students 4th - 5th
Help Brenda as she organizes her CD collection. Focusing on CDs cleverly disguises the fact that this is an adding with like denominators word problems instructional activity!Learners add fractions with like denominators to solve. They...
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Add and Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators: 2 (Word Problems)

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
For this fraction activity, fourth and fifth graders solve six word problems, all having to do with adding or subtracting fractions with like denominators. This activity can be adapted to the Common Core standards in math.
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Add and Subtract With Like Denominators - Problem Solving 5.2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Help Jared, a budding DJ, edit his exercise CD. Learners will add and subtract fractions with like denominators, solving five short word problems. There's a space to show their work, but no answers are given. 
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Subtract Mixed Numbers With Like Denominators (G)

For Students 4th - 5th
Young scholars solve 14 problems in which mixed numbers with like denominators are subtracted. An example is provided on this page.
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Fraction Fun

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners solve 22 problems in which simple fractions with like denominators are added, subtracted and compared. Good practice for your third and fourth graders!
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I'll Halve S'more Please!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
There is a lot to learn about fractions, and this is a fun way to do it! Individuals participate in a Cyberchase activity to describe a fraction in terms of sharing parts of a whole. They determine the meaning of the parts of a fraction,...
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Fraction City

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Welcome to Fraction City! This is an incredibly interactive and fun way to teach properties of fractions, and reaches multiple learning styles. Scholars create "blocks" by folding strips of paper in various increments (thirds, fourths,...
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Fractions of A Pizza

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a large illustration of a pizza with parts of velcro.  For this addition and subtraction of fractions lesson, students solve problems based on the pieces missing from the pizza. Students take a fraction quiz. Order a fresh,...
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Drop it or not?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore fractions. In this fraction lesson, students play an interactive game and use manipulatives to practice working with fractions.
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Adding Common Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars practice solving common fractions with the help of a variety of manipulative's such as cardboard pizza slices or a fractions strips kit. They try to solve several fraction problems created by groups and one problem...
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Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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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Introducing the Concept: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young mathematicians work with their teacher using the overhead or interactive board to learn to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Kinesthetic learning comes into play as they stand in groups to learn how to add and...
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Computation with Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders are introduced to the topic of fractions and percentages. In groups, they discuss real world situations in which fractions are present, and they complete a worksheet solving problems with common and uncommon denominators....
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Add Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators (F)

For Students 4th - 6th
In this adding mixed numbers practice worksheet, students solve 14 problems that require them to add mixed numbers that have like denominators.
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Add Mixed Numbers With Like Denominators [J]

For Students 4th - 5th
In this mixed number addition instructional activity, students add a total of 14 problems, using mixed numbers with like denominators. An example problem appears at the top of the instructional activity.