5.NF.A.1

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- 5.NF.A.1Add 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.)
- 5.NF.A.2Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers. For example, recognize an incorrect result 2/5 + 1/2 = 3/7 by observing that 3/7 < 1/2.

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## 5.NF.A.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.)

56 Lesson(s)

### Exploring Equivalence

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

### Pulling Together Fraction Skills

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Day 1

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

Big Idea:

#### If Ashley ate ½ pizza, Tatyana ate 1/3 of a pizza, and Tiffany ate 5/8 of a pizza, how much pizza did they eat altogether? What’s the smallest number of pizzas they ordered? How much was left? Students work to develop strategies for adding and subtracti

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### What Fraction of the Section Does Each Person Own?

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Day 2

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

### Adding and Subtracting with Fractions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Number Sense

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Number Sense

### Looking for Patterns + Show What You Know

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

Big Idea:

#### How would you solve 3 ¼ - 1 5/6? What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students continue looking for patterns when they are adding and subtracting fractions and then they take a quiz.

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### Using Benchmark Fractions to Estimate Sums & Differences

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

### Adding & Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators (Centers)

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

### Adding Unlike Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

### Simplifying Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Big Idea:

#### This lesson will help students recognize when fractions are in simplest form.

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### Equivalent Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

5th Grade Math »
Unit: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

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