Creating Fraction Bars for Visual Math

Unit 8: Fractions
Lesson 6 of 8

Objective: The students will be able to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators by replacing the fractions with equivalent fractions so as to produce an equivalent sum.

Big Idea: Students love playing games adding and subtracting fractions!

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