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# Adding Fractions with Common Denominators Worksheet

• Updated:  01 May 2024

Use this adding fractions with common denominators worksheet to get your 4th-graders practicing this key math skill.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  2 Pages

teaching resource

# Adding Fractions with Common Denominators Worksheet

• Updated:  01 May 2024

Use this adding fractions with common denominators worksheet to get your 4th-graders practicing this key math skill.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  2 Pages

Use this adding fractions with common denominators worksheet to get your 4th-graders practicing this key math skill.

## Adding Fractions with Common Denominators Using the Standard Algorithm

There are many strategies students can use when it comes to adding fractions with common denominators. If your students have mastered bar models, fraction circles, number lines and other visual representations, they’re most likely ready to tackle the standard written algorithm.

This worksheet is the perfect resource to help your students practice adding fractions with common denominators using the standard algorithm. To make the activity more engaging, students must use the answers to each algorithm to find the letters needed to solve the following riddle:

What do you get from a pampered cow? (Spoiled milk, of course!)

This worksheet contains 22 questions requiring students to add fractions with common denominators. An answer key is also included in the download to make grading quick and easy!

## Differentiate This Common Denominators Fractions Worksheet

Are you looking for ways to support the needs of all students while using this common denominators fractions worksheet? Here are a few suggestions:

• Support with Concrete Materials – If you have students who require some additional support to complete this adding fractions worksheet, then we suggest providing concrete materials such as fractions wheels so students can manipulate the pieces to help them arrive at the answer.
• Draw a Visual Representation – Challenge students to draw visual representations of a selection of questions from the worksheet. This could be in the form of bar models, fraction circles or number lines.

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.

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