# Sailboats, Yachts, & Cruisers - Problem Solving with Fractions

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PDF | 7 pages|Grades: 5 - 7

Small group problem solving with multi-step problems and all operations with whole numbers and fractions.

This activity helps students answer two common questions when solving word problems – What operation do I use? How many steps do I do to solve the problems?

8 problems along with a recording sheet.

Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and in centres.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, a recording sheet including problems and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.

#### Australian Curriculum alignment

• ACMNA126

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same or related denominators

• ACMNA153

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions, including those with unrelated denominators

• ACMNA127

Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies

• ACMNA154

Multiply and divide fractions and decimals using efficient written strategies and digital technologies

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