Presentation on theme: "Team Travel The 57 players on four soccer teams traveled to a soccer tournament in Plainville. Each car carrying the members of the same team had the same."— Presentation transcript:
1Team TravelThe 57 players on four soccer teams traveled to a soccer tournament in Plainville. Each car carrying the members of the same team had the same number of players in it.The 15 players on the Barracudas rode three to a car.The Sharks and the Dolphins had three fewer players on each team than the Barracudas had.The Sharks had one more player in each car than the Dolphins had.The Stingrays had six players per car.In all, how many cars did the soccer players take to the tournament?
2Answer Barracudas15 players ÷ 3 = 5 cars Sharks12 players ÷ 4 = 3 cars Dolphins12 players ÷ 3 = 4 carsStingrays18 players ÷ 6 = 3 carsAdd the number of cars for each team to find out the total number of cars the teams took to the soccer tournament. = 15; 15 cars in all
4Review - Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators To add or subtract fractions with like denominators, add or subtract the numerators and write the result over the denominator. Simplify the fraction.153545The denominator always stays the same.+=
5Review - Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators Find the LCD, rename the fractions. Then add or subtract with like denominators.7856862432 x 4 x 3 = 24 LCD2124202412420782156=2424
6Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers First add or subtract the fractions. If necessary, rename the fractions with the LCD. Then add or subtract the whole numbers and simplify.492969237101717+==