Add and subtract mixed numbers with common denominators to crack the code.
Students compare fractions in order to find the answer to a silly joke. The answer to each problem corresponds to a letter of the punchline. Decipher the code and complete it!
10 problems with fractions
Use with the whole class, during guided maths, with small groups or in tutoring or intervention.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher and student directions and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Investigate strategies to solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same denominator
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