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1 Help for Fractions Quiz 2 Quiz will be on Thursday, April 10

2 Do you remember what a mixed number is? YES! It is a whole number, like 3 and a fraction, like ½ together: 3 ½

3 You know that you can add or subtract mixed numbers! There are many strategies for adding. Here’s one: 4 5/ /8 = ? Add the whole numbers: 4+ 2 = 6 Add the fractions: 5/8 + 6/8 = 11/8 Write 11/8 as a whole number and fraction: 11/8 = 8/8 + 3/8 11/8= 1 + 3/8 = 1 3/8 Combine: /8 = 7 3/8

4 Here’s a visual. 4 5/ /8 = ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX X XXXX XXXX XXXX XX XXXX XXXX

5 Put the wholes together. Put the fractional parts together. 4 5/ /8 = ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX X XXXX XXXX XXXX XX XXXX XXXX

6 Put the wholes together. Put the fractional parts together. Make a new whole. 4 5/ /8 = ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX

7 Write the whole number and the fraction! 4 5/ /8 = ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX 7 3/8

8 Solve problems involving line plots. Mary is writing a story. She writes every day. She has written for the past seven days. Here is a line plot showing how many pages Mary has written during the past week. 0 ¼ ½ ¾ 1 1 ¼ 1 ¾ 2

9 Solve word problems involving he addition or subtraction of mixed fractions. A.On Monday, 2/9 of the fourth grade brought in cans for the needy. By Tuesday, another 6/9 of the fourth graders brought in cans. What fraction of the fourth grade class brought in cans for the needy?

10 B. Jenna read 1 ¾ chapters of her book on Monday. She read another 2 ¾ chapters on Tuesday. How many chapters did Jenna read on Monday and Tuesday?

11 C. There are black socks, white socks and brown socks in Jack’s sock drawer. 1/5 of the socks are black. 3/5 of the socks are white. What fraction of the socks are black or white? (Think: black AND white)


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